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FOUNDATION COURSE - KAYAK

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  • Starts – 17.00
  • Ends – ca. 20.00
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BECOME AN INDEPENDENT PADDLER

This is the course to take if you want to take the leap and develop your skills as a paddler. Maybe you’ve tried a kayak once or twice in the past, or maybe you’ve been paddling for a few years but want to learn the foundations. Or maybe you’ve never paddled at all and want to learn everything at once.

In our foundational kayaking course, we cover the basic techniques to give you a feel for your kayak so that you can be independent on the water.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • After completing the course, you have enough knowledge to make your own day trips in the inner archipelago and in smaller lakes.
  • This course corresponds to the Yellow Paddle Pass.

COURSE ELEMENTS

  • Kayaking equipment
  • Safety equipment
  • Sitting posture
  • Carrying the kayak (loaded/unloaded)
  • Getting in and out of the kayak
  • Effective forward paddling
  • Sweep strokes
  • Back strokes
  • Braking
  • Steering using a rudder
  • Supporting your balance in the kayak
  • Those who wish may also try rescuing peers

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE COURSE FEE?

  • Kayak, skirt, paddle, life vest
  • Coffee and a snack (“fika”)
  • Instructor
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