Lake Canoe Skills Tandem Introduction

6 hr Instructional Trip
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Lake Canoeing Skills Introduction Tandem

The aim is to introduce the novice paddler to paddling with a partner in shelter calm waters, and to introduce basic land and water rescue techniques.

The activities focus on safety and comfortable paddling along a calm shoreline. While there is a great deal to learn at this level, activity should concentrate on progress, teamwork, and an awareness of the need for future learning. Paddlers should leave the course encouraged to continue learning and aware of their individual limitations.

The successful introduction to lake tandem candidate is considered a beginner tandem lake canoeist, capable of performing basic land and water based rescues. Rescue techniques at this level teach self, as well as assisted rescues. The skills and knowledge gained at this level form the foundation necessary for confident and safe travel within the previously mentioned environments.

Prerequisites: Recommended Canoeing Basic Skills Course

Course Length: One day

We will run the course starting April plus on demand for groups of 3 or more.
Other dates coming soon. Contact us for availability or to request a date

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Between: Apr 9, 2018 and Oct 22, 2018

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