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Basic Skills , Clarencetown

  • Bridge Reserve (caravn park entrance) Clarencetown (map)

Club Members Only. You can join on the day if not a member.

Contact Ron Elliott if you in tend on coming along  0429 126 945

Program of skills to be shown will be-

General advise on equipment selection-Kayak, paddles and safety equipment.

Discussion on PFDs,clothing and footwear.

How to enter and exit kayak.

Launching and disembarking.

Paddle technique-forward and backwards.

Emergency stop.

Turning kayak sweep strokes,edgeing and telmark turn.

Coming alongside embankment.

Draw stroke

Support stroke on both sides.

Entering and existing kayak from knee deep water.

Partially fill kayak with water,empty kayak and place on ground.

In warmer weather or when requested - Capsize,deepwater rescue as patient and rescuer.

Contact Ron Elliott. 0429 126 945

Earlier Event: July 8
Recreation Peer Paddle, Akuna Bay
Later Event: July 16
Winter Series Race 3