Introduction to Sea Kayaking Course

Introduction to Sea Kayaking Course
From NZD $155.00
  • Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Auckland
  • Product code: Intro to Sea Kayak

This course is set up for first time paddlers and those who have never had any formal instruction. The aim of this class is to give you a good foundation in the knowledge and skills essential for safe and enjoyable paddling. Single kayak, paddle, PFD, spray deck, pump, spray jacket and thermals. You can bring your own sea kayak for a reduced rate.

During the lesson you will learn about: kayak equipment, kayak design and what to wear, maneuvering your kayak (forward, reverse, side ways, turning and steering) support strokes, "wet-exits" and recovery from a capsize.

The aim of this course is to give you a good foundation in the knowledge and skills essential for safe and enjoyable paddling.

This introduction to sea kayaking course is approx 3 hours and gives you the basics of the sport of sea kayaking. 

This course is set up for first time paddlers and those who have never had any formal instruction. The aim of this class is to give you a good foundation in the knowledge and skills essential for safe and enjoyable paddling. Single kayak, paddle, PFD, spray deck, pump, spray jacket and thermals. You can bring your own sea kayak for a reduced rate.

During the lesson you will learn about: kayak equipment, kayak design and what to wear, maneuvering your kayak (forward, reverse, side ways, turning and steering) support strokes, "wet-exits" and recovery from a capsize.

The aim of this course is to give you a good foundation in the knowledge and skills essential for safe and enjoyable paddling.

PLEASE BRING

- Change of clothes

- Water bottle

- Footwear you are happy to get wet

- Clothes you are happy to wet (wool/poly prop) or wet suit


WE PROVIDE

We kit you out with all the specialist paddling gear including buoyancy aid, spray skirt, spray jacket, and a dry bag for your camera / extra kit.