L2 Essentials of Kayak Touring

The Essentials of Kayak Touring (Level 2) skills course is a full-day program that will provide you with the skills, knowledge, and abilities to be safe and confident on the water. This class extends and refines the skills explored in the Level 1 class. A boat with sealed bow and stern bulkheads is required for this class. A spray skirt is recommended but not required. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Controlled capsize and wet exit with a spray skirt
  • Improve efficiency of strokes to maneuver your boat forward, backward, stopping, turning, and sideways
  • Using edging to improve maneuverability
  • Use of low brace for support and to avoid capsize
  • Introduction of low brace turns and draw strokes
  • Solo and assisted rescue techniques
  • Safety procedures, preparedness, and equipment

Cost: $99 per participant

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm


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