Coastal kayak training - Level 1

What you will learn

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man holding a boat

Skills you get after completion of level training

  • Introduction to kayaking, ┬átypes of kayaks, types of paddles, types of pfd.
  • Paddling Strokes: Forward Stroke, reverse Stroke, Sweep stroke.
  • Signaling: Signals to communicate with fellow kayakers.
  • Bracing: high brace, low brace.
  • Reading Sea: Rip Tide, Low Tide, High Tide, Tide phase, sea swell, swell size.
  • Reading sea waves: Spilling waves, Plunging Waves, Surging Waves.
  • Wind: sea breeze, land breeze.
  • Weather: High Atmospheric pressure, Low Atmospheric Pressure, extreme weather like Cyclone Formation, weather Forecast, sea condition Forecast.
  • Coastal Vegetation in India.

Kayak can be experienced only

  • Sea Kayaking on sit-on-top kayak: crossing the surf zone, surfing the whitewater wave.
  • Paddling: backwater, ocean, daytime and night time paddling.
experiencing the kayak

Who should take
this course

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Anyone looking learn more about kayaking than recreational kayaking.

Anyone whats to do sea/coastal expedition

Cost coverages

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12000/person + tax

Cost inclusion

Equipment rental, instructor fee, transportation to and back from the beach if required.

Cost exclusion

Accommodation, food charges or any other miscellaneous cost not included in the Inclusion(above) is not included in the fee and must be paid extra.

Where is the kayak located

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All training is organised at Mulki, Mangalore, India. We have whitewater, sea kayak, and sit on top(several brands) kayaks available to organise the training.
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