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Kayak Instruction - Rescue Pool Session × × × × × × ×
Kayak Instruction - Rescue Pool Session

Kayak Instruction - Rescue Pool Session

2-hour pool rescue session to give participants the skills to manage a capsize situation. This sessions focuses on wet exit and recovery skills.

It is import for all kayakers, no matter what their paddling aspirations, to be able to manage a capsize situation. This Rescue Pool Session will teach you the skills to be proficient at deep-water
kayak wet exit and recovery.  We private hire an indoor-heated swimming pool for this session so you can learn these skills in a comfortable and safe environment. 

This 2-hour rescue session is conducted on the Friday evening before our Introduction to Sea Kayaking session on the Saturday. You can attend just this rescue pool session, but it is prerequisite of the Introduction to Sea Kayaking that all participants have completed a rescue pool session.

Roaring 40°s Kayaking will provide Instructors, kayaks and equipment for all participants for this session.

Location: Kingston Pool
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Cost: $90 pp

2020/21 Dates:

Friday 16th October
Friday 20th November
Friday 11th December
Friday 12th February
Friday 12th March

 

  • Duration : 2 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $90.00

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Kayak Instruction - Introduction to Sea Kayaking × × × × × × ×
Kayak Instruction - Introduction to Sea Kayaking

Kayak Instruction - Introduction to Sea Kayaking

This session will introduce you to the basic techniques and safety aspects of sea kayaking.

This is a 3-hour session introducing you to the basic techniques and safety aspects of sea kayaking. If you are looking for a good foundation in the skills essential for safe and enjoyable kayaking, this is the course for you. 

Note: It is a prerequisite of this course to have completed a Rescue Pool Session.

Topics covered include:   

  • Correct posture, balance and kayak adjustment  
  • Essential safety equipment   
  • Launching and landing your sea kayak
  • Efficient forward paddling
  • Manoeuvring strokes (reverse paddling, turning, supporting)
  • Identifying and avoiding hazardous situations
Location: Sandy Bay (Marieville Esp)
Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm
Cost: $95 pp or $80 pp with your own sea kayak

2020/21 Dates
:

17th October
21st November
12th December
13th February
13th March

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $80.00

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Kayak Instruction - Kayak Sea Skills × × × × × × ×
Kayak Instruction - Kayak Sea Skills

Kayak Instruction - Kayak Sea Skills

Improve your skills and confidence in challenging kayaking conditions with this full day of intermediate kayaking skills training.

A full day of intermediate kayaking skills and fun to improve your skills and confidence for more challenging kayaking conditions.

The day focuses on skills for paddling a sea kayak efficiently in a wide range of conditions and learning safe and effective balance recovery techniques. Improved technique will also reduce the change of injury and see you get maximum health and fitness benefits from you paddling adventures.

Topics covered include:

  • Body rotation to develop a powerful paddle stroke
  • Edging to maintain kayak control in adverse conditions
  • Balance recovery techniques (or braces)
  • Wet exit and self rescue techniques

Location: Sandy Bay
Time: 9.30am to 4pm
Cost: $190 pp or $170 pp with your own sea kayak


2020/21:  

Saturday 7th November
Saturday 20th February



  • Duration : 7 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $190.00

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Eskimo Rolling × × × × × × ×
Eskimo Rolling

Eskimo Rolling

Our Eskimo rolling sessions are conducted in the warm and comfortable environment of an indoor heated swimming pool. With good instruction the skills to master the Eskimo roll are easier than you think.

The Eskimo roll is the ultimate kayaking skill. While learning to Eskimo roll isn’t necessary to safely enjoy sea kayaking, it will greatly improve your confidence in challenging conditions.  Our Eskimo rolling sessions are conducted in the warm and comfortable environment of an indoor heated swimming pool where our priority is your safety. With good instruction the skills to master the Eskimo roll are easier than you think, so why not learn now and enjoy taking your kayaking to the next level.

Location: Kingston Pool
Dates: 2 nights TBA (Contact Roaring 40s Kayaking)
Time: 7pm to 9pm each night
Minimum participants: 3

Maximum participants: 4
Cost: $300

  • Duration : 4 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $300.00

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Kayaking Skills Weekend × × × × × × ×
Kayaking Skills Weekend

Kayaking Skills Weekend

Wanting to increase your kayaking skills? This overnight weekend course is designed to fine tune your paddling skills as you enjoy a kayaking adventure on Tasmania's beautiful waterways.

This overnight weekend course is designed to fine tune
your paddling skills as you enjoy a kayaking adventure on Tasmania's beautiful
waterways. A mixture of on-water and beachside instructional sessions will give
you the tips, tricks and skills used by Tasmania's kayak professionals and then
you get to practice alongside them!

Run by Paddle Australia accredited instructors you will be taken through various activities including:

  • Basic paddling, safe and efficient stroke techniques
  • Safe on water group management 
  • Rescues and towing 
  • Packing kayaks for overnight journeys
  • Expedition equipment
  • Safety equipment
  • Minimal impact sea kayaking
  • Weather interpretation 
  • Tides and winds

We can supply all kayaks and equipment needed for on the water but recommend using your own sea kayak to get the most out of the weekend.

What's included:
  • Expert instruction
  • Kayak & safety equipment
  • All meals from day 1 lunch to day 2 lunch
  • All camping equipment (Tent, sleeping bag, mattress & inner sheet )
  • Group cooking equipment

Location: Southern Tasmania - weather dependent

Duration: 2 Days

Min/Max numbers: Minimum of 4, maximum of 8

Cost: $480 pp (Contact us to discuss kayak rental if required)

Departure dates:  Saturday 13th February 2021

  • Duration : 2 Days (approx.)
From AUD $480.00

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