Flatwater Training

Sea Kayaking Level 1 Skills - 25 -26 August 2018

 

Building on the information covered in Basic Skills, Level-1 is a two-day course that moves participants beyond flatwater kayaking and into the sport of sea kayaking. The course is conducted in slightly rougher water than Basic Kayak, aiming to develop the paddler's comfort in class-1 waters. There is a strong focus on re-entry techniques as well as the skills required to safely plan and execute a day trip with friends (for example, navigation & route planning, weather interpretation, proper clothing/gear.)

 

Prerequisites - Speak with Instructor before registering if unsure about prerequisites

• PC Basic Kayak skills certification or equivalent skill and knowledge at the discretion of the course director.

OR

Paddling experience:

• Five excursions (2 or 3 hours) in calm conditions.

•  Can execute a controlled wet exit in calm conditions.

•  Can perform a simple assisted re-entry in calm conditions.

 

Note: The wet exit and re-entry can be done by contact course instructor before registering or on first day of course.

 

For information on how to register, click here and use Code: 567.