Kayaking - Beginners Course in RoslagenDate: Wednesday 28 jun 2017 - Sunday 10 Sep 2017
Kayaking - Beginners Course in Roslagen
For anyone wanting to learn sea kayaking. This is a great opportunity to get to know the very basics of enjoyable and safe kayaking. We paddle in the Roslagen Archipelago with experienced instructors. The course covers all the elements required to attain the Euro Paddle Pass, level 1 (yellow level).
The base is Kayak & Uteliv’s kayak centre at Gräddö. The course comprises a theoretical overview and practical exercises.
- How to get in and out of the kayak safely
- Paddling techniques and kayaking knowhow
- Demonstration and review of rescue techniques and practical
buddy rescue scenarios (bring change of clothes)
- Maritime safety
During the course, all requirements for the yellow level Paddle Pass are practised and provided all requirements are met, participants will reseive the Euro Paddle Pass , level 1 (yellow level).
Dates: daily from 30 May to 30 August (minimum 4 persons / course), 23 May, 5 and 13 September. Further dates may come into play for bookings of more than 4 people. Mixed languages among participants can be expected.
Kayak with equipment, life jacket, wetsuit, instructor and course certificate.
To enjoy the kayaking day to the fullest, you need to bring the following: casual functional wear (no jeans or cotton), underwear (e.g. craft), rainwear, swimsuit, waterproof shoes, towel, sun hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, change of clothes as you will get wet, water bottle (can be filled on site), something warm to drink, lunch, snack and pack bag (plastic bag works well).
If you wish, you bring your swimming goggles or mask.
Prerequisites: swimming proficiency.
The beginners course can be booked up to one day prior to departure and cancellations can be made up to 14 days prior to departure. We reserve the right to cancel the course due to bad weather or low attendance. A minimum of 5 attendees is required.