Main Goal
The participants is introduced to the kayak and the equipment.

After completing the course, the participant has learned to use a kayak, paddle, cover and safety vest through a simple practical exercise. In addition, the participant is familiar with simple safety routines and exercises, as well as how to effectively maneuver the kayak.

Sub Goal

  • Lift, carry and launch the kayak
  • Enter the kayak
  • Efficient forward paddling
  • Backwards paddling and stop
  • Sideways movement of the kayak
  • Low support grip
  • Steering grip (rear)
  • Swing (swivel grip and steering grip)
  • Landing
  • Securing a kayak after disembarking
  • Rescue techniques
  • Injury prevention
  • Planning an easy trip to complete
  • General safety and basic seamanship
  • General information about outdoor life and the Right of Public Access
  • Traceless traffic

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The course lasts 2 days and after completing the course you should be sure to go on a trip alone.
The course focuses largely on safety and how to master your kayak in the best possible way.
During the course, it is possible to try out different kayaks and paddles, and you will receive a lot of good tips for the way forward from our instructors.

You do not need any experience to attend our courses. Our courses are suitable for you who want to learn to paddle a kayak.
But also you who have tried kayaking before and who want to be safer, or learn more.

We provide all the necessary equipment you need to participate. This includes kayaks, paddles, life jackets and dry suits.
We also provide all other course material that is relevant to the course.

We recommend dressing well under the dry suit. Wool inside and warm and comfortable clothes on the outside of the inner layer.
We also recommend bringing a change of clothes and towel.

The courses will be held in the vicinity of Stokmarknes. Exact meeting place will be given well in advance of the course.

Paddle course - Basic course (Wet Card)

kr 2.600,00

Basic course sea, Vesterålen Stokmarknes.
The course runs over 2 days from 10:00 - 16:00

Upon completion of the course, you will receive a Våttkort (Wet Card) with a valid wafer from the Norwegian Paddle Association.

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