IMPROVING YOUR KAYAK-PADDLING TECHNIQUE

Commencement date:  Wednesday 16 October

Time: 1.30 -2.30 p.m.

Class Size: Min: 2 Max: 8

Course Duration: 3 sessions

Venue: Leven River off Tobruk Park, Ulverstone.  Meet at Tobruk Park.

Tutor: Mike Holland

Outline of course: The course is designed for those who have done some paddling and want to practise more advanced kayaking skills and be more safety conscious  Learn about safety equipment, maritime regulations, improving balance; effective launch, return to shore and self-rescue; effective paddling and rescue techniques; transporting equipment; weather wisdom.

Course requirements: Own paddle, life jacket, kayak or sit-on top; wet suit or thermal top and long johns and spray jacket; neoprene booties or sneakers, water, cap, sunscreen; towel and warm clothing for when you return to land; asthma medication (if needed).