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Course Sea Skills
Course Dates 09/12/2023 - 11/12/2023
Closing Date 25/11/2023
Course Information This is designed for those paddlers that seek to ensure that they have the knowledge and skills to safely and competently undertake a journey without Guide or instructor supervision. This course involves paddling:
  • Outside of estuaries, harbours, embayments or other sheltering reefs or islands
  • Areas of exposed coastline that are simple, not involving overfalls or tidal races
  • Difficult landings or open crossings may be included
  • Maximum of 5 nautical miles from shore
  • Wind conditions below Strong Wind Warning (26kn)
  • Breaking (whitecapping) waves (sea) up to 1.0m
  • Surf to 1.0m
Pre requisites: NIL, However if you wish to gain the qualification a minimum logbook is required, these requirements can be found in the Assessment Guidelines. Please pay particular attention to the logbook requirements that need to be logged in your Paddlelog

What Craft: This course is design for Sea Kayaking only.

Equipment: It is expected that participants will supply their own equipment including craft, life jackets, paddles etc. However if you do require equipment please contact your local provider.

For those wishing to gain qualification, you will need to pass the following assessments:
  1. Practical: Completed through the training/assessment day
  2. Quiz: An online quiz is made available to participants upon registration that needs to be completed prior to the practical program
For an outline of course outcomes, please see this document

National Training provider Paddle Tasmania
Phone 0475142910
Course Location Hobart Area,TAS
Course Cost $ 500.00 $375 Paddle Tasmania members. 

To become a member visit our membership page
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.