Level 1 Kayak Skills
Discover 2 days of Learning the Fundamentals of Sea Kayaking in one of the safest and most picturesque settings you'll ever encounter!
Enjoy 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 two day skills course is designed for beginners that want a comprehensive understanding of Sea Kayaking in flat water, as well as those whom want to brush up on their skills before taking to your chosen waters!
THIS PADDLE CANADA SANCTIONED SEA KAYAK SKILLS COURSE INVOLVES AN INTRODUCTION TO VARIOUS TOPICS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Correct Paddling Technique
Assisted and Unassisted Re-Entry Techniques
Controlled Wet Exit
Kayak Parts/Styles and Safety Gear
Tides & Currents
Journeying and Seamanship
Leave No Trace Principles
Trip Planning Skills for full day paddles along safe and easy landing shorelines
Please see the Paddle Canada website for a full course syllabus.
Cost is $250 + GST for the course and certification, plus $60 kayak and safety gear rental option (wetsuit included). Drysuits are available for rent for $80.
2021 Dates: Every second weekend May - September, plus your custom dates. Please click book now button to see availability or contact us with your preferred dates.
50% due upon booking. balance due 30 days prior to course start date. 50% refund if cancelled 15-30 days prior to course start date