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Basic Kayaking Skills and Safety by Candlebox Kayaking

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Learn the fundamentals of kayaking in sheltered, calm waters.

This 6 - 8 hour course covers efficient paddle strokes to help you make your kayak move and do the things you want it to.

From discussing a kayak’s safety features to successfully getting in, launching, and landing, the basics of kayaking will be demystified. Important for many will be learning how to get a friend back into their kayak in the event of an on water capsize and exit.

Know the skills and techniques you need to make good decisions and to paddle safely.

Paddle Canada Introduction to Kayaking Skills certification available.

Course Duration: 6 - 8 hours (dependant on the number of participants). 

Start Time: 9am. Meet at the Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club and Marina, 107 Water St., Shelburne, NS.

Kayak, paddle, PFD, and sprayskirt included. Drysuits available.


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