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FOUNDATION | Learn sea kayak basics
This 2 day course is suited to beginners or to those who wish to refresh sea kayak basic strokes and maneuvres.
2 dayscourse. Increase your fun and enjoyment while kayaking. Strong foundation allows to progress quickly and perform more effective and efficient paddle strokes. Progressing in paddling technique allows withstanding longer navigations and possibly avoids injuries in more demanding environments. On day 1 focus is on paddle straight forward and backward, how to keep stability, stop a kayak, perform 360° turns and rescue each other. On day 2 we will put the skills learnt on day 1 into practice on a day journey along unspoiled coastline and exploring secret bays to locate the perfect picnic spot.
Good water confidence is needed. Any previous kayaking experience is welcome.
what to bring
1 pair of wetsuit boots or old trainers
1 lycra shirt
1 pair of sunglasses
1 suntan cream
1 packed lunch or snacks
1 flask of hot drink or a 1,5 L bottle of water depending on the season
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Pagaia Azzurra - EPP compliant certification
Candidates with the required prerequisites can ask to be assessed before the end of the course according to the Pagaia Azzurra award system at level 1 or level 2 according to the requirements of the EPP (Euro Paddle Pass).
Please apply for assessment at least one week before the start of the course.
Via Zuara, 18
20146 Milano - Italy
ph. +39 02 8976 5487