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Course Introduction to Sea Skills
Course Dates 02/02/2020 - 23/02/2020
Closing Date 01/02/2020
Course Information

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

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Dates for Course: Sunday 2nd, 9th, andrn23rd February 2020. 9.00am to 3.30pm

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

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What sort of craft are appropriate?

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How to launch and land successfully in small surf

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Performing efficient paddle strokes while looking after yourrnshoulder and other joints

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Being able to rescue capsized craft and perform assistedrnrescues

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The course is one of the Paddle Australia QualificationrnScheme courses and the holder of this award has demonstrated the ability tornplan and conduct personal day-based activities in sea kayaks in coastalrnconditions.

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

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This course is a pre-requisite for Sea Skills (Next Course:rnSunday 1, 15 & 22 March, plus Overnight trip 4 & 5 April)

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

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Some of the topics covered are listed below:

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

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

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Sunday 2nd February – Paddle South Australia atrnWest Lakes.

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Sunday 9th February – Seacliff.

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Sunday 23 February – Victor Harbor.


National Training Provider Paddle SA
Email sa@paddle.org.au
Address Cnr Bower Rd & Old Port Rd
West Lakes SA 5021
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Course Cost $ 450.00
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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 also be a $20.00 fee to register your qualification with Paddle Australia for 3 years. You will only be invoiced for your PA registration at the successful completion of your assessment.