Kayak Fishing Safety and paddling Course - June 20
Kayak Fishing Safety and paddling Course - June 20

Kayak Fishing Safety and paddling Course - June 20

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$153.00
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*Pictures by Joe Tilley

Do you want to learn how to get to that spot more quickly? Do you want to be able to better control your boat in those tight creeks? Would skills that help prevent you from capsizing interest you? 

OutdoorsNB is proud to present our first ever kayak fishing specific safety and skills course. This one day course will focus on how to better control our fishing kayaks, how to deal with capsize, how to rescue other kayakers effectively and quickly, how different design aspects affect speed and maneuverability, we'll also look at tidal prediction, weather and a whole host of other topics and skills. 

Paddlers who successfully complete the course will receive a Paddle Canada intro to kayaking Certificate.

Topics Covered:

Rescue skills 
Capsize recovery
Assisted Rescue


Paddling skills
Lifting and carrying a kayak. 
Launching and Landing
Forward and reverse paddling. 
Stopping
Forward and reverse sweep strokes. 
Pivots
Draw stroke
Low brace
Edging


Knowledge
Boat outfitting
Securing your kayak for transport
Clothing
Safety Equipment
Paddles
Injury prevention
Equipment care
Kayaking resources