The inquest was also told Mr Dove was not trained to the standard expected by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority
and that the school was not bound by Hampshire County Council's guidance on hazardous pursuits.
Earlier in the inquest, Marcus Bailee, head of inspection for the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority
, had told him that a "significant" amount of canoeing along the River Wye is unlicensed and unregulated.
As adventurers we go out accepting those risks.': 'We must balance risk of adventures against risks of obesity':Marcus Baillie, head of inspection at the Cardiff based Adventure Activities Licensing Authority
(ALAA) said yesterday that while what had happened to Mr Bellew was a personal tragedy it should not necessarily lead to more legislation.
The FD in Adventure Activities Management was designed in collaboration with the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority
, as a two-year programme to meet the continuing professional development needs of adventure activities providers who are often self-employed or running small businesses.
The HSE said Fleetwood High School had failed to follow the guidelines issued on school trips by the Department for Education and Skills and the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority