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Course Whitewater Rescue Level 1 - Kayak
Course Dates 06/02/2022 - 06/02/2022
Closing Date 05/02/2022
Course Information

This course is now full. Please email paddle.tas@paddle.org.au to go onto our waitlist.


Course: This course is aimed at anyone who uses a paddle on moving rnwater (kayaks, packrafts, sit-on-tops) and wants to know the basics rnabout rescuing themselves and others.  Being able to fall out of your rnboat is the only prerequisite! We'll use the easier rapids above and rnbelow the main rapid so it's not too intimidating. This is also good rnprep before attending a Level 2 Rescue course.
 
This course is suitable for anyone who  kayaks, packrafts or uses sit-on-tops.
 
Venue: Meet 8.45am, Broken Bridge on the Derwent River, River Left carpark (Northern side). 50' drive from Hobart. Finish 4pm.
 
Directions: rn From the northern side of the bridge at New Norfolk head west along thern Lyell Hwy for 10.7 km, (8mins) till you spot a dirt turnoff just beforern a white cottage on a righthand bend.
Map:  42°44'08.6"S 146°57'15.1"E     https://goo.gl/maps/2z96nTU9GD1s9bdT8
Ring Vicky if you need a lift or want to carpool from Hobart area.
 
Topics include:
  • basic rescue gear,
  • swimming and moving about in water without a boat,
  • gear and swimmer retrieval,
  • easy throwbagging,
  • communication and teamwork.,
  • ripping rescue yarns.
Bring lunch, drinking water and energy food.
You'llrn be in the water 50% of the time so come dressed for the water rntemperature (sturdy footwear, helmet, pfd, full wetsuit + thermals + cagrn or drysuit).
 
Contact Vicky to discuss further or arrange transport: 0429 264940 (weekends or after 7pm weeknights)
 
Course costs: $102.50 non-members; $82 members
National Training provider Paddle Tasmania
Email Paddle.Tas@paddle.org.au
Phone 0497656710
Course Location Derwent River, Broken Bridge,TAS
Course Cost $ 102.00 non-members $82 members
Please ensure you have been in contact with Paddle Tasmania 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 Tasmania to determine if they provide late registrations for this Course.