Towing

Boost your confidence and become “one” with your kayak

This 2 day course will provide you with the necessary the skills to paddle in moderate conditions with frequent and easy landing opportunities (zone 2). We will build upon the skills learned in Level 1 and you will be introduced to navigation. Come ready to get wet! A certificate of the Quebec Federation of canoeing and kayaking will be given upon successful completion of the evaluation.

A few technical objectives:

  • Forward/reverse stroke, Low/high brace turn
  • Introduction to rolling
  • Self-rescue with paddle float
  • T rescue
  • Towing and contact towing

A few theoretical objectives:

  • Map reading and azimuth measuring
  • Planning an outing and reading weather conditions
  • Tides and current
  • Hypothermia
  • Communication skills

For more detailed information: download the FQCK Level 2 program (french only)

  • Cost :

    $230
  • Location :

    Vaudreuil
  • Length :

    Two days (17 hours min.)
  • This course is for :

    Paddlers who received a first level of training, or who already have basic safety knowledge.

  • Prerequisites :

    Sea Kayak Skills Level 1 certificate (or equivalent experience)

  • Class ratio :

    Maximum of 6 participants per coach

  • Includes :

    Kayak, paddle, spray-skirt and all safety equipment. FQCK certificate.

  • Excludes :

    Lunch & snacks, dry change of clothes, adequate paddling clothes for weather conditions, adequate paddling shoes.

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