Kayak introductory course

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Kayak introductory course

This course focuses on basic paddling techniques and knowledge of kayaking equipment, and qualify you for a «Wet Card» issued by the Norwegian Paddle Association, a certificate that shows that you can handle a sea kayak.

This course gives you a basic introduction to safe seakayking, and the experience of paddling in the Northern sea!

The introductory course lasts for 4 hours and qualifies participants for a “Wet Card”, issued by the Norwegian Paddle Association, as proof of the participant’s basic competency with  sea kayaking. 

Course Contents

  • Introduction to the paddle equipment
  • Lifting, carrying and launching the kayak
  • Correct sitting position
  • paddling techniques
  • Forward paddling
  • Stopping
  • Turning the kayak
  • Backwards paddling
  • Wet exits and rescuing
  • Landing the kayak
  • Basic safety
  • Knowledge about local paddling conditions

Kayak and all needed equipment included.

Price : 1100 NOK

Wetcard (Sertification) 100 NOK