Seakayaking - First try course with Kajak och UtelivDate: Friday 16 jul 2021 - Friday 31 Oct 2025
A kayak course for those who have never sat in a seakayak before and want to learn basic paddling techniques and then expole the archipelago by yourself in the afternoon.
The course starts at 9.30am Gräddö Bridge and runs until about 12:30 when we are back at kayak center, in the afternoon you will then have access to the kayak and can paddle around surrondings of Gräddö. During the course, all aspects of Paddle Pass level white will be practiced and if the participant meets all the requirements he/she will obtained Paddle Pass level white.
Course content: The correct sitting position in the kayak , basic knowledge of the kayak, how to handle the kayak on land, in and out, and basic paddling techniques for forward paddling and sweep stroke and rudder function.
Time: 9.30am - 12.30 and time for self- paddling in the afternoon.
Dates:Departing everyday from 30th of May until 30th of August. (min. 4 participants/course), 24th of May and 6th September. If you are more than 4 people other dates are also possible.
This is included
kayak, paddle, spray skirt, life jacket, well-trained instructor.
Outdoor clothes (not jeans or cotton), long johns and long sleved top (t.ex. craft), wet-weather clothes, swimming togs, waterproof shoes, towel, sunhat, sunscreen, sunglasses, change of clothes if you get wet, waterbottle (you can fill it at Kajak och Uteliv), something warm to drink, lunch, snack, drybag (plastic bag is fine). If you like you can bring goggles.