ORCKA Basic Canoeing Certification, tandem and solo
This 24-hour course – over three days – is designed for all paddlers who are willing to work hard to develop Basic tandem and solo skills, knowledge and safety.
This course thoroughly covers tandem skills in both the bow and stern positions and applies them to solo paddling. Skills include: Launching and removing canoes; entering and exiting canoes; paddling positions, balancing and trimming; changing positions; pivots; sideways displacement; forward and reverse straight line; inside and outside turns, circles and landings; stopping; lifts and carries; transporting canoes on vehicles. Safety includes swimming; retrieving a swamped canoe; canoe-over-canoe rescue; re-entering a canoe. Theory topics include equipment selection, knowledge and care; government regulations; safe canoeing procedures; outdoor precautions; day trip packing; environmental awareness; windy weather precautions; canoeing history.
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