Rescue and Safety Clinic for Advanced Paddlers

This clinic is for people with more experience who have done wet exits and rescues before but want to improve their skills.
Jeff Burdison

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

    COST OF CLINIC – $79

    Location: Brickyard Bay, Nanoose
    Dates: ON DEMAND

    *June 1 – September 14  [contact me to determine availability]

    This clinic will be 4 hours in duration and is available 7 days a week with a minimum of 3 people and a maximum of 6.

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

      This clinic will review everything in the beginner’s clinic and also:

      In this clinic you will learn to:

      • more advanced risk assessment and risk mitigation discussion
      • high brace
      • bow rescue
      • additional solo rescues
      • additional assisted rescues
      • towing
      • more advanced scenarios

      Required equipment and gear:

      • Kayak with sealed storage hatches
      • PFD with whistle
      • Paddle
      • Spray skirt
      • Paddle float
      • Throw rope or tow rope
      • Pump

      Optional gear*:

      • Drysuit or wetsuit.
      • Neoprene hat.
      • Neoprene gloves.

      *Limited supply of equipment and gear available for rent at reasonable rates.

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