"Basic Sea Kayaking"

Paddle Canada Course

 

8 hours

 Instruction

 

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Intro to

Sea Kayaking

2 hours

Private and Group Lessons

Fitness Paddling

 

Skills Clinics

Day trips and evening Excursions

You've always wanted to try kayaking but never had the chance.  We'll meet at Boulevard Lake or another location of your choice, learn the basics of kayaking safety and go for a mini-excursion to get the feel for how much fun it is to be self-propelled and on the water!

One-on-one lessons; small group lessons; Lessons at your camp for the whole family.

Pull together a group of 3-6 friends and choose your own time and place for a Paddle Canada course.
 

 Join me once-a-week for two four-week blocks to work on flexibility, strength and stamina.  Fun and fitness make a great combination!

 

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Safety and rescue skills are foundational to any water sport.  Knowing when to get off the water is as important as knowing how to prevent a capsize or recover from one.


Edging and Bracing:

You've been paddling comfortably for a while but want to get to the next level of control?  Learn how to edge and brace to improve your abililty to turn effficiently and manage your boat in more challenging circumstances.

 

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Want to head off on a day trip or spend an evening exploring the harbour but would feel happier having an experienced paddler to lead and make decisions? Interested in taking photographs from the water?

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Paddle Canada Courses

Instruction

The perfect course for anyone looking to paddle on open water, close to shore with easy landing opportunities. You will be a safer, more confident paddler after learning these skills.

 

 

Sea Kayaking Lessons Thunder Bay will be partnering with Wilderness Supply for Paddle Canada Basic  courses.

"Sea Kayaking Level 1"

Paddle Canada Course



 



14 hours

Level One provides the skill and knowledge necessary for day-long sea kayaking trips in sheltered waters (non-wilderness areas).

Sea Kayaking Lessons Thunder Bay will be partnering with Wilderness Supply for Paddle Canada Basic courses.

"Sea Kayaking Level 2"

Paddle Canada Course

 

 

4 days including 1 overnight

Gain the skills and knowledge for proficient kayaking in moderate conditions, on overnight trips along a moderately exposed shore with frequent easy landing opportunities.

This course will be taught by Ray Boucher and will offer a unique opportunity to do this course in Thunder Bay.

 

Pre-requisite: Paddle Canada Level -1 Skills certification or equivalent skill and knowledge. Wilderness First Aid with CPR recommended.

Not available in 2018. Nearest location for this course:  Naturally Superior Adventures in Wawa.

"Sea Kayaking Level 3"

Paddle Canada Course

 

5 days with an excursion that includes 2 or more adjacent overnights.

Seamanship and leadership in multi-day touring. 

 

This course will be taught by Ray Boucher and will offer a unique opportunity to do this course in Thunder Bay.

 

The course will be run over two weekends in September or early October.

 

Pre-requisites: Paddle Canada Level -2 Skills certification or equivalent skill and knowledge. Tripping Experience totallying 10 overnights; Wilderness First Aid and CPR recommended. VHF radio operator's license recommended.

Not available in 2018.  Nearest location for this course:  Naturally Superior Adventures in Wawa.