Arranged in accordance with recommendations of the Finnish Canoeing and Rowing Federation.
Course days at Otsolahti Canoe Center:
Fri-Sat 19.-20.7.2019 (18.00-21.00 and 10.00-17.00)
Course duration: 10 hours.
Course targets include making sure you're ready to get wet in this new hobby, and ensuring that you're safe on the water. We take breaks for refreshment at suitable intervals, make sure you bring a snack and something to drink with you!
- kayak components
- different kayak models
- different paddles
- essential canoeing equipment
- how to sit correctly
- holding the paddle (grip)
- getting in and out of the kayak
- basic paddling forwards and backwards
- steering your kayak
- how to cope with boat wakes
- rescuing yourself
- going ashore in natural surroundings and setting off again
- packing your kayak
- the ABC of paddling in waves
Price (including equipment rental & training): € 130/person.
The minimum number of participants is 6 people. If the minimum number is not reached by the deadline, we will be in contact with you. We can transfer your enrollment to another time or return your money to your account.
The maximum number of participants on the course is 10 people.
Please note! Registrations must be received no later than 7 days before the course begins. We will send you a list of the equipment you will need when we acknowledge your registration. Courses are held weather permitting.