Basic Sea Kayaking Course Student


Basic Sea Kayaking Course Student

This badge represents that someone has enrolled in Sea Kayaking Course and is in the process of learning its skills.

Description of skills

The holder of this badge is enrolled in our Basic Sea Kayaking Course and is in the process of completing its requirements. To successfully complete this course, students must demonstrate proficiency in these skills:

    • Experience in proper use of kayak gear
    • Basic trip planning & navigation, including tides, currents, weather, and wind evaluation
    • Launching and landing techniques
    • Basic paddling strokes
    • Getting back in your boat when capsized
    • How to recognize & avoid dangerous situations
    • Leadership and group dynamics
    • Ergonomics, avoiding repetitive injuries, safe handling of heavy loads, shoulder protection
    • Basic conservation principles as they apply to sea kayaking

what does this badge allow me to do?

Participate in lectures, field trips and optional activities that are part of our Basic Sea Kayaking Courses


Enroll in one of our Sea Kayaking Courses.