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This new one day course replaces FSRT. It covers the techniques to solve common problems on flat water. We’ll spend time on (and in) the water paddling canoes, kayaks, SUPs and sit-on-tops. The course is relevant to any paddler and it’s a pre-requisite for Paddlesport Instructor.
This is a non-residential course
To equip you with the skills and techniques to avoid or solve a range of common problems in a sheltered water environment.
Confident to swim in your paddling gear.
Able to control your craft on flat water.
If you want to be able to deal with common problems on flat water, this one day course is the one for you.
This one day course aims to provide paddlers with key safety and rescue skills needed on flat water. We’ll learn to operate safely and to deal with common problems. The course is designed for all paddlers irrespective of craft. You’ll be performing rescues from your choice of craft, but being rescued from a range of canoe, kayak, sit-on-top and SUP
We’ll spend the day on the pond or a local loch. It is a rescue course, so please come prepared to spend most of the day wet.
We’ll look at equipment, venue choice, and the risks associated with paddling. We’ll work our way through a range of rescues; getting people and kit back to shore, getting them back afloat in deep water, towing and self-rescues. We’ll look at techniques to deal with heavy swamped boats that minimize the impact on our bodies.
Further information will be available from December 2022 at https://www.britishcanoeingawarding.org.uk/safety-sheltered-water-resources/
This course is a pre-requisite for BC Paddlesport Instructor, but the principles apply to all paddlers.
|Date27/05/24||Cost (with accommodation)Call Us – Prices from £60pn||Cost (no accommodation)£125.00||Places|
|Date17/08/24||Cost (with accommodation)Call Us – Prices from £60pn||Cost (no accommodation)£125.00||Places|
|Need a different date? Call 01479 861 256 to arrange your own date, or email [email protected]|
Use of kit
Packed lunch and afternoon tea and cake
Glenmore Lodge has a large store of clothing and equipment. You’re welcome to use your own equipment and pick and choose odd items from the store. Your instructor will want to check that personal equipment is appropriate for the activity.
GLENMORE LODGE CAN SUPPLY:
YOU MAY WANT TO BRING:
Items marked *** are available in our shop subject to availability.
Can't find exactly what you are looking for? We are happy to create it for you. You can hire one of our instructors or guides from as little as £280 a day, including any equipment. If you’re a group, all of our courses are available on a date that suits you or if you would prefer we can tailor a course to your requirements. Simply get in touch to discuss your requirements.