SEA KAYAKING: Introductory, Development and Leadership Workshop

15 – 17 November 2019
Victor Harbor Beachfront Holiday Park
This will be a high-quality training and networking event for the SA sea kayaking community.

During the weekend these opportunities will be offered;

  • Introduction to Sea Kayaking
    Program will include theory instruction and practical on water sessions. Topics include clothing & equipment, paddle strokes, launching, rescues, weather knowledge and how to plan a paddle. The activity will cover workshops on Setting up Your Craft & Packing for a Journey — then culminate in a sea kayaking day trip.
     
  • Sea Skills Assessment
    This is an option for experienced paddlers looking to achieve a recognised award for their skills. We’ll review; planning a sea paddle, refining paddling skills in moderate sea conditions and surf to 1m and culminate in a day paddle along this magnificent part of the coast.
  • Sea Leaders Program
    This program is designed for Club paddlers and others who are seeking to guide groups of paddlers on activities.  There will be a focus on sound paddle technique, trip planning, efficiency in rescues, group management and situational awareness, weather and navigation.  The finalisation of your program will be leading the other groups on a day paddle.

All sessions will be led by experienced Paddle Australia Instructors / Assessors

It is planned to share a group BBQ dinner on Saturday night.  A guest speaker will be sought. NB The complete program of events will be released early October.

Cost
$ 240
full weekend    
$ 120 single day

To register http://eventbrite.com.au/e/72893974841

Accommodation
We have reserved tent camping space at the Victor Harbor Beachfront Holiday Park https://www.nrmaparksandresorts.com.au/victor-harbor/
Interested paddlers should contact the Park directly to book and pay for a site.

For further info: PSA office sa@paddle.org.au or Jim Townsend 0417 899 920

Printable document: PSA Sea Weekend