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Call Us: 1-709-638-4679   /   info@elementode.com  /  Corner Brook, NL, Canada

Sea Kayak Level-2 Skills

 

Aim:

To provide the skills and knowledge for proficient kayaking in moderate conditions, along a moderately exposed shore with frequent easy landing opportunities.

Prerequisites:

  • Paddle Canada Level-1 Skills certification or equivalent skill and knowledge.

  • Experience: At least 3, one day long, kayaking trips in different locations.

  • Wilderness First Aid (16 hours) with CPR strongly recommended.

 

Typical Course Length:

4 days 

 

Overview:

 

Rescue skills

  • Assisted rescues

  • Unassisted rescues

  • All in rescue

  • Rolling

  • Towing

  • Communication

Paddling skills

  • Forward/reverse stroke

  • Sweep forward/reverse

  • Low/high brace turn

  • Draw/sculling draw

  • Low/high brace

  • Bow/stern rudder

Knowledge

  • Equipment

  • Knots

  • Journeying and seamanship

  • Safety

  • Kayaking resources