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Paddle Canada Level 2 Skills

Building on the skills developed in Level-1, Level-2 provides paddlers with the intermediate skills they need to ocean kayak in

Paddle Canada Level 2 Skills

Apr 01 - 30, 2019

Building on the skills developed in Level-1, Level-2 provides paddlers with the intermediate skills they need to ocean kayak in class-2 conditions. You will be prepared to paddle along semi-exposed shoreline with a possible overnight bivvy. Leadership, incident management, open-water rescue, self-care and navigation are core parts of the curriculum.

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to confidently sea kayak in class-2 conditions and along moderately exposed shoreline in the company of one or more paddlers with similar skills and knowledge. The Level-2 paddler will be an asset to the group in all aspects of multi-day journeys with peers having leadership, navigation skills and the ability to establish an overnight bivvy.

During this course you will learn:
Re-entry Skills
Assisted Re-entry
All-in Re-entry
Bow Rescue
Re-entry Exercises or Scenarios
Introduction to Rolling
Towing
Launching and Landing
Forward Stroke
Turning Strokes
Sweep Strokes
Low and High Brace Turns
Bow Rudders
Low & High Braces
Draw Stroke
Sculling Draw
Hanging Draw
Stern Draw and Stern Pry
Paddling in Rough Water
Introduction to Tides & Currents
Wilderness Navigation Techniques and Chart/Map Work
Navigation Techniques
Nautical Charts and Topographic Maps
Other Navigation Tools or Activities
Weather Interpretation and Basic Forecasting
Heat and Cold Issues
Emergency Overnight
Leadership and Decision Making
Risk Assessment, Incident Management and Evacuation Options
Knots & Ropework
Collision Regulations

course overview

$480 PER PERSON

4 days + 1 overnight Event

Date: Apr 01 - 30, 2019

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Register by making a deposit. A %50 deposit is required to reserve your spot in a course with the remainder of payment due within 30 days of the course start date.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Here you will find the Adventure G.I. waiver. Please have a read over this document before your adventure begins. Please print this off and bring the unsigned printout with you to your adventure.
DOWNLOAD WAIVER * Waiver must be printed and witnessed in person at the beginning of the course.

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