Event

Title:
Paddle Canada Basic
Calendar:
Date:
May 23/20 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location:
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Description

What:
Paddle Canada Basic

When:
Saturday, May 23rd, 2020, 8:30am to 4:30pm

Who:
This workshop is being led by Dave Nichols of Blue Dog

Details:
This is the primary starting point of the Paddle Canada Sea Kayak skills progression. With a focus on foundation skills and knowledge, Basic Kayak Skills inspires students to go out on short paddling excursions in calm and sheltered waters.
Prerequisites
None
Course Length: 1 day
Overview
Re-entry Skills
• Wet Exit
• Assisted Re-entries
Paddling Skills
• Lifting and Carrying a Kayak
• Launching and Landing
• Emptying the Kayak
• Forward Stroke
• Stopping
• Reverse Stroke
• Forward & Reverse Sweep Strokes
• Pivots
• Draw Stroke
• Low Brace
• Edging
General Knowledge
• Kayak Part Names and Outfitting
• Paddling and Safety Equipment
• Injury Prevention
• Sunsense
• Collision Regulations
• Navigation
• Risk Assessment and Mitigation
• Impact of Kayakers on the Environment

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Cost:
The cost of this workshop is $35

Note:
This workshop is limited to 6 participants. There are currently 5 spots available for this workshop.