Basic Kayak Skills

sea kayaking Pender Island British Columbia
Date:2019: Saturdays starting in April, custom dates available
Duration:1 day
Price:150
Location:Port Browning
2019: Saturdays starting in April, custom dates available

Enter the world of kayaking thinking safety first! What better way than to spend it on the Salish Sea in the Southern Gulf Islands of BC!

This one day beginner course is suitable for those who have never kayaked and feel like they could become passionate about freedom of movement on any lake or ocean!

 

This Paddle Canada sanctioned sea kayak skills course involves an introduction to various topics, including but not limited to:

 

Correct Paddling Technique

Assisted Re-Entry Techniques

Controlled Wet Exit

Kayak Parts/Styles and Safety Gear

Navigation

Weather

Tides & Currents

Journeying

Injury Prevention

 

Please see the Paddle Canada website for a full course syllabus.

 

Cost is $150 + GST for the course and certification, plus $40 kayak and safety gear rental option (wetsuit included).  Drysuits are available for rent for $50.

 

2019 Dates: Every second Saturday Starting in April.  Please click book now button to see availability.

 

Level 1 Skills is a 2 day course and follows the day after Basic Skills.  You are encouraged to sign up for Level 1 as day 2 is a full day trip that expands on the knowledge learned in day one.  Please see Level 1 Skills page for more info.

 

 

Meeting Point:

1-855-629-6939

Weather:

Price:150

50% deposit due upon booking.  Balance due 30 days prior to scheduled course date. 50% refund if cancelled 15-30 days prior to course start date.  

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Phone: 250-629-6939
Toll Free: 1-855-629-6939

Port Browning Marina
4605 Oak Road
Pender Island, BC V0N 2M1

Hope Bay
4301 Bedwell Harbour Rd
Pender Island, BC V0N 2M1

 

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