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This course covers the skills needed to safely paddle grade 2(3) rivers and to deal with problems if they arise.
It’s also a pre-requisite for White Water Leader, Canoe White Water Leader and Advanced White Water Safety and Rescue Training.
This 2 day training course aims to set paddlers up to have safe days out on grade 2(3). It also covers kit, planning, chase boating, rescuing swimmers, reuniting them with their kit, throwlines and use of a chest harness.
Confident paddling grade 2(3)
Confident swimming in your paddling gear
If you want the skills to avoid and to deal with common problems on grade 2(3) rivers then this 2 day course is the one for you.
This two-day course trains kayakers, open boaters and stand up paddleboarders to avoid and deal with problems on grade 2(3) white water. Please let us know what craft you intend to paddle in advance of the course.
Training will take place on rivers up to grade 2(3). We’ll look at river running, equipment and the core principles that give us safe, fun days out on the water. We’ll take a look at what to do if things go wrong including chase boating, swimming rapids, throwlines, reach rescues and boat based rescues. We’ll also cover wading and the use of the chest harness an your buoyancy aid. Finally we’ll use scenarios to put what you’ve learnt into practice.
For more information including a detailed course syllabus go to https://www.britishcanoeingawarding.org.uk/safety-sheltered-water-resources/
This course is useful for all white water paddlers. It’s also a pre-requisite for BC White Water Leader, BC Canoe White Water Leader and BC Advanced White Water Safety and Rescue Training.
|Date06/07/24||Cost (with accommodation)Call Us – Prices from £60pn||Cost (no accommodation)£270.00||Places|
|Date07/09/24||Cost (with accommodation)Call Us – Prices from £60pn||Cost (no accommodation)£270.00||Places|
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Use of kit
Packed lunch and afternoon tea and cake
Bed in en suite room – available from 4pm on day before your course starts
All meals from breakfast on day 1 to packed lunch on day 2
The courses will finish by 5pm
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 *** may be available in our shop.
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.