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SKI (Sea Kayak Italy) Course Level 3

SKI (Sea Kayak Italy) Course Level 3

Calendar

  • 14-15 November 2022 Santa Margherita Ligure, Liguria
  • 19-20 November 2022 Santa Margherita Ligure, Liguria
  • 26-27 November 2022 Marciana Marina, Elba Island
  • 4-5 March 2023 Santa Margherita Ligure, Liguria
  • 1-2 April 2023 Marciana Marina, Elba Island

Duration

16 hours
(2 days)

Cost

€ 250,00 per person
minimum 2 people
 

It is mandatory to present a medical certificate of healthy and robust physical constitution (from your trusted doctor).

Info e booking

tel: 351 5505313
mail: info@seakayakitaly.it

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Training BC Sea kayak award ex "3 stars".

This course for those paddlers who have already gained some experience in kayaking.

The main purpose of this course is to increase the skills, judgment and decision making required for a day at sea. You will have the confidence to travel and undertake sea trips, with winds up to force 3 on the Beaufort scale using sea kayaks and with the competent skills to be in control all the time.

The BC “Sea Kayak award” Certificate will be issued by the BC provider once the skills required by the certification have been achieved (certification cost not included in the price).

The program includes theoretical and practical lessons.

Course program

Theoretical part:

  • chart reading, use of the heading and bearing compass, maritime signaling and regulation to prevent collisions at sea
  • Calculation of distances and navigation times
  • Meteorology (sources of information and interpretation)
  • Effects of wind, wave, tides and coastal morphology
  • Surfing in a group, safety at sea, first aid elements
  • Environmental knowledge for paddlers

Practical part:

  • Sea kayak full technique
  • Braces
  • Roll (eskimo)
  • Self rescues and assisted rescues
  • Towing, paddling for several hours with boarding-disembarking and applied navigation exercises
Included in the price

Kayak sit inside, paddle, personal floating device, spraydeck.

What to bring

Water shoes (or kayak shoes), swimsuit and t-shirts, wetsuit 5mm, water bottle and snacks, towel.

Accommodation and meals not included in the price.

Requirements to participate

It is required be able to swim.

To have the individual skills of the SKI level 2 program.