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Introduction to Sea Kayaking

Instruction Courses
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  • Roaring 40s Kayaking - Reg qualified Paddle Australia sea kayak assessor and instructor Hobart Tasmania

This is a 3-hour session introducing you to the basic techniques and safety aspects of sea kayaking. If you are looking for a good foundation in the skills essential for safe and enjoyable kayaking, this is the course for you. 

Note: It is a prerequisite of this course to have completed a Rescue Pool Session.

Topics covered include:   

  • Correct posture, balance and kayak adjustment  
  • Essential safety equipment   
  • Launching and landing your sea kayak
  • Efficient forward paddling
  • Manoeuvring strokes (reverse paddling, turning, supporting)
  • Identifying and avoiding hazardous situations

Details:

Location: Sandy Bay (Marieville Esp)
Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm
Cost: $95 pp or $80 pp with your own sea kayak

2020/21 Dates:

17th October
21st November
12th December
13th February
13th March