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Course Introduction to Sea Skills Session 1
Course Dates 09/10/2021 - 09/10/2021
Closing Date 07/10/2021
Course Information

Sea Kayaking is a unique and spectacular way to sea the coastline and you may experience some close encounters with marine wildlife.

Session 1 of 3 

Date for this Course: Saturday 9 October 9.00am to 3.30pm

Other dates: 16 and 23 October 2021. 9.00am to 3.30pm

Over the 3 days the course introduces skills necessary for sea kayaking in coastal environments including:

What sort of craft are appropriate?

How to launch and land successfully in small surf

Performing efficient paddle strokes while looking after your shoulder and other joints

Being able to rescue capsized craft and perform assisted rescues

The course is one of the Paddle Australia Qualification Scheme courses and the holder of this award has demonstrated the ability to plan and conduct personal day-based activities in sea kayaks in coastal conditions.

Pre-requisite for this course is Flatwater Skills or demonstrated equivalent skills.

This course is a pre-requisite for Sea Skills (Next Course Sunday 7, 14, 21 November, plus Overnight trip dates TBA

Not included in this course: Rolling, Re-entry and roll.

Some of the topics covered are listed below:

Select appropriate clothing and equipment, Perform paddle strokes, Rescues and towing, Plan an activity, Interpret weather forecasts, Navigation in a coastal environment.

Locations for the Course: (these locations are weather dependent and may be changed to suit conditions on the day)

Saturday 9 October – Paddle South Australia at West Lakes.

Saturday 16 October – Seacliff.

Saturday 23 October – Victor Harbor.


National Training provider Paddle SA
Email sa@paddle.org.au
Course Location Various,SA
Website Visit Website
Course Cost $ 150.00
Please ensure you have been in contact with Paddle SA prior to registering for this Course to ensure you have the appropriate skills and information to take part.
There will be a $20.00 fee to register your qualification with Paddle Australia for 3 years. You will only be invoiced for your PA registration once all requirements for the qualification have been completed and submitted to Paddle Australia.

The closing date for registrations has passed. Please contact Paddle SA to determine if they provide late registrations for this Course.