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Introduction To Moving Water


River Canoeing

If you’ve discovered the wonder of canoeing and ready for the next adventure, then why not try out Introduction To Moving Water – Canoe course.By the end of it, you will be able to handle a canoe safely on moving water at a low grade and also develop your skills in good paddling technique. You will then have the tools to continue progressing as a canoeist and paddle on water of similar grades with friends.

  • Learn how to handle a boat safely in tandem and as a solo crew.
  • Learn about the different types of personal kit and clothing available and what works best for you.
  • Boat safety – what to do in the event of a capsize.
  • Develop safe paddling skills.
    • Basic strokes
    • Develop good paddling technique
  • Learn to canoe on moving water.
  • Learn improvised sailing techniques.
  • Tracking and Lining
  • Plan and embark on a canoe journey.
  • Learn essential skills needed to develop confidence in the water environment.
  • Journeying