Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills Course

Learn to safely do day paddles with your friends or family. This 2 day course will cover solo and assisted rescues, basic navigation, how to make weather decisions, risk assessment and many other useful topics to help you have a fun and safe time on the water. *PREREQUISITE - Paddle Canada basic course or ample experience. (At discretion of instructor.)
Jeff Burdison

Your personal Vancouver Island kayak guide, Certified Paddle Canada Instructor / Certified SKGABC Guide

 

Dates, Times, and Location:

  • April 13-14, 2022 – Westwood Lake, Nanaimo and Brickyard Bay Nanoose, BC – 08:00-16:30
  • Cost – $275

Required equipment:

  • kayak with 2 sealed bulkheads
  • paddle
  • pfd with whistle
  • pump
  • throw bag
  • paddle float
  • marine chart # 3459 (approaches to Nanoose harbour) and waterproof  chart case with carabiners to attach to kayak deck
  • compass ( preferably folding type with mirror)
  • cockpit plotter with string through middle.

*LIMITED AMOUNT OF EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE FOR RENT AT REASONABLE PRICES.

If interested, please fill out form below and I will contact you.

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