Sea Kayak Course 1° Level - Outdoor Portofino

SEA KAYAK COURSE 1° LEVEL

Difficulty: Beginner   What's my level?
Beginner: I have no experience or I've tried this sport a few times in easy conditions / Non ho nessuna esperienza o ho provato questo sport un paio di volte in condizioni facili.
Intermediate: I practice this sport regularly and I'm comfortable practicing it autonomously / Pratico questo sport regolarmente e sono a mio agio a praticarlo in autonomia
Expert: I'm a "pro" / Sono un "pro"
Lenght: 3h Language: Ita - Eng
Departure Time: 10:00 Location: Santa Margherita, Portofino Max: 6
€ 105

Learn the basic techniques of kayaking in a wonderful naturalistic frame in close contact with nature.

 

  • Program: 3h course + possibility to combine a naturalistic excursion in the Marine Protected Area of Portofino
  • BC & Fick Kayak trainers
  • High quality equipment
  • Learn in a wonderful naturalistic frame in close contact with nature
  • Safety is the base of each lesson!
  • Release of the National Pagaia Azzurra Level 1 certification - recognized by the EPP (Euro Paddle Pass). Patent certification costs €20, not included in the price of the course.

The Sea Kayak Feel Course is thought for those who want to learn the basic techniques to maneuver a sea kayak in safety. Aim of the course is to acquire the basic skills and knowledge necessary to maneuver at sea in calm or smooth wind conditions (Beaufort Force 0-1) and calm or almost calm sea (Sea State 0-1). The course is designed to be performed either with sit-on-top or sit-in kayaks, depending on the level and needs of the participants. At the end of the course, the National Pagaia Azzurra Level 1 certification – recognized by the EPP (Euro Paddle Pass) – will be released.

minimum 2, maximum 6 participants

  • Sit-in sea kayak
  • Paddle
  • Life vest
  • Spraydeck
  • Dry bag
  • Wetsuit (provided during the winter season)
  • Thermal shirt (provided during the winter season)
  • Spray top (provided during the winter season)
  • Neoprene boots (provided during the winter season)
  • Bathing suit
  • Beach towel
  • Water bottle
  • A dry change
  • Hat
  • Sun glasses

Lift and transport kayaks
Launching and landing
Forward stroke
How to Turn, Stop and Paddle backwards
Stern rudder
Forward and backward sweep stroke
T draw and scull draw
Low brace
Secure the kayak on a rack or on a trolley

Wet exit with swimming back to the coast in shallow water
Technique for emptying kayaks
Simple assisted rescue (lateral)
Assisted rescue performed by another kayaker in deepwater (the candidate is required to actively participate in their rescue conducted by another kayaker).

How to reach us The meeting point is at our Santa Margherita HUB located in Via Anton Maria Maragliano 41, Santa Margherita Ligure. Easily reachable walking from the center of Santa Margherita, the Hub is just 100mt distance from the port.
 Call Center: +39 3343290804
€ 105

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