Paddle Canada Sea Kayaking Level 2

Presented by


Frontenac Outfitters



Take your abilities to the next level with the five-day Paddle Canada Level 2 Sea Kayaking Skill Course. 

 

This course is for you if you have your Level 1 Sea Kayaking certification from Paddle Canada and are ready to learn the skills necessary for multiday expeditions. 

 

Gain the skills needed to kayak in class-2 conditions along semi-exposed shorelines. Learn to lead groups, plan routes, and perform a variety of open water rescues in a full-participation style. Gain vital skills like incident management, self-care for paddling long durations, and navigation. 

 

 

WHERE

This course will take place in various locations around South Frontenac and The Thousand Islands. More details on the site will be released closer to the course date.

The course will be a mix of car camping and kayak camping.

Camping accommodations will be provided, but you are responsible for your tent, sleep system, etc.

 

WHEN

May 23rd - 27th of 2023

 

GUEST INSTRUCTOR

Kevin Juckers

 

COST

$849.95 +hst

 

 

PREREQUISITES

- Paddle Canada Sea Kayaking Level 1 Certification

- Experienced at least three one-day-long kayaking trips

*Wilderness First Aid training is recommended, but it's not necessary. 

Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions regarding these prerequisites.
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Included
  • Five days of sea kayak instruction
  • One-on-one assistance for skills as needed
  • Campsite accommodations
  • Level 2 Certification - upon meeting standards and registration with Paddle Canada

 

Must meet required standards to attain Level 2 Sea Kayaking Certification

 

 

Skills you will learn:

  • Towing
  • Advanced Rescues
  • How to forecast weather for paddling
  • Introduction to Kayak Rolling
  • Food preparation
  • Basic shelter skills
  • Navigation skills
  • New maneuvering techniques
  • Improve your forward stroke

 

What to bring:

  • A full touring kayak with two bulkheads

  • All safety gear, as required by Transport Canada

  • A skirt appropriate for your touring kayak and a paddle float

  • A personal towing system

  • Meals - Prepare for four days worth of meals - We'll be car camping for one day but kayak camping for the rest of the course.

  • Charts or Topo Map of paddling location

  • Compass and Navigation Aids

  • Sleeping bags, camping gear*

  • Personal on-water garments

  • Personal comfort items like extra snacks, sunscreen etc.

 

*Pack light - This course will mix car camping and kayak camping. We will provide more details before the course date so you can pack appropriately.

 

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