Sea Kayak Course 2° Level - Outdoor Portofino

SEA KAYAK COURSE 2° LEVEL

Difficulty: Intermediate   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: 6h Language: Ita - Eng
Departure Time: 10:00 Location: Santa Margherita, Portofino Max: 6
€ 180

Intermediate course to learn how to conduct a kayak safely in shallow water thought for those who want to perfect the technique in most demanding marine weather conditions.

 

  • Program: 6h course (1 day)
  • 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 2 certification - recognized by the EPP (Euro Paddle Pass). Patent certification costs €20, not included in the price of the course.

The Sea Kayak Course 2nd level is an intermediate course to learn how to conduct a kayak safely in shallow water and is thought for those who already have experience in kayaking but want to perfect the technique in most demanding marine weather conditions.
Lessons also include an introduction to environmental knowledge (coastal habitats, Parks and Marine Protected Areas), thus giving the sensation of an excursion experience.
With the National Pagaia Azzurra Level 2 certification – recognized by the EPP (Euro Paddle Pass) – you will acquire knowledge, skills and self-confidence necessary to maneuver a sea kayak while being part of a guided group during a navigation lasting at least 2 hours in conditions up to light breeze (Beaufort force 2) and slightly rough sea (Sea State 2).

minimum 2, maximum 6 participants

  • Sit-in sea kayak
  • Paddle
  • Spray deck
  • Life vest
  • 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)
  • Dry bag
  • Bathing suit
  • Beach towel
  • Water bottle
  • A dry change
  • Hat
  • Sun glasses

Lift and transport kayaks
launching and landing in different scenarios
Bow and side landing
Forward stroke
Turns, stop, paddling backwards
Stern rudder
Forward and backward sweep stroke – 360° turn
T draw, scull draw, hanging draw
Low brace, headway low support
Secure the kayak on a rack or on a road cart

Wet exit
Self rescue and assisted rescue
Traditional assisted rescue

Coastal habitats
Main representative of the flora and fauna of the Mediterranean
Parks system, Marine Protected Areas and environmental protection

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
€ 180

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