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Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills

Level-1 is a two-day sea kayak course that moves participants beyond flat water kayaking and into the sport of sea

Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills

Apr 01 - 30, 2019

Level-1 is a two-day sea kayak course that moves participants beyond flat water kayaking and into the sport of sea kayaking. The course is conducted in slightly rougher water than Basic Kayak Skills, 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

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What You’ll Learn:
Unassisted Re-entry
Assisted Re-entry
Towing Launching and Landing
Forward Stroke
Stopping
Reverse Stroke
Sweep Strokes
Draw Stroke
Low Brace
Stern Rudder
Edge Control
Equipment and Equipment Care
Communication
Route Planning and Basic Navigation Techniques
Half-day Kayak Journey
Weather Sea State
Risk Assessment and Mitigation
Cold Issues and Sun Safety
Impact of Kayakers on the Environment
History and Heritage
Kayaking Community and Resources
Vehicle Boat Tie Down

course overview

$300 PER PERSON

2 days 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

Prerequisites: Paddle Canada Basic Kayak skills certification or equivalent skill and knowledge at the discretion of the course instructor. Paddling experience: Five kayaking excursions (2 or 3 hours) in class-0 Can execute a controlled wet exit in class-0 conditions. Can perform a simple assisted re-entry in class-0 conditions. 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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