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All the instructors of our school are both instructors and marine guides certified by “Sottocosta”, the Italian association for the culture and development of the sea kayak recognised by the FICK, Federazione Italiana Canoa Kayak.
With years of experience behind them they will guide you through the notions and techniques of propulsion, security and all manoeuvres specific to the sea kayak. The results you will obtain, in a harmonious and stress free environment, will depend on your commitment and on our instructors who have the task to transmit to you their passion for the kayak and their love of the sea.

Ugo Ugo Paggi
Instructor, marine guide of Sottocosta and sea kayak teacher (FICK)
The sea, his passion - after a long dinghy sailing experience he continued with the sea kayak, with many long range sea excursions. In his teachings he also makes use of his ten years experience as a swimming instructor.
Federico Federico Ferendeles
Instructor, marine guide of Sottocosta and sea kayak teacher (FICK)
He has deep passion for the sea and has been traveling the Mediterranean since he was six months old. Since his first climbing in a kayak, he has not wanted to disembark anymore, so we have had to welcome him on our team. He is a Sottocosta instructor and marine guide. He was in charge of the Sea Kayak Italy centre in the archipelago of the Maddalena, in the North of Sardinia from 2003 to 2005. He has a great experience in instructing and guiding groups on the sea. He works among book and has the largest collection of books on sea kayaking in Italy. He loves costal camping, Caprera and the acoustic guitar.
Massimo Massimo Ettorre
Sottocosta instructor and sea kayak teacher (FICK)
He discovers his passion for kayaking only after his graduation, during an holiday in Sardinia. His deep passion for the sea translates into countless hours spent in the water, snorkeling, deep diving or at swimming competitions.
Pietro Pietro Vittorini
Sottocosta instructor and sea kayak teacher (FICK)
Highly experienced in outdoor activities for a passion for cartography and navigation in general. He decided to purse a career in teaching to be able to pass on his knowledge to his students.
Patrizia Patrizia Matticari
Base Technician (FICK)
She holds a degree in “Science of physical and sports activities” and years long expericen in mountain biking. She got into kayaking as a mean to discover the sea.