Sea Kayaking, Introductory Course
In our Introductory Course in Sea Kayaking, you will learn basic safety and kayaking techniques, and proper treatment of your kayak and equipment. Afterwards, you will be well prepared to go kayaking with friends or family in the sheltered waters around Støtt.

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Experience:

None

Duration:

3 Hours

Participants:

Min 6

Date:

-

Meeting point:

Støtt Brygge

Location:

Arena Støtt

Price:

NOK 1600

It’s quite an adventure to explore our magnificent archipelago, with its nature reserve, soaring sea eagles and other rich birdlife. Our Intro Course gives you the knowledge and skills that are necessary to rent a kayak throughout Norway, as well as most places internationally. Most importantly, of course, is that as a confident beginner you will be able to more safely enjoy the sport of kayaking.
Main objectives:
Each participant becomes familiar with the kayak and its equipment, including life vest and spray cover. Practical exercises teach fundamental techniques of how to manoeuvre the kayak as needed.

The course aims to inspire kayaking adventures, and prepares you for advanced courses.
Detailed objectives:
  • Lifting, carrying and launching your kayak
  • Holding a straight course
  • Steering and turning in either direction
  • Backing up the kayak
  • Entering the kayak
  • Disembarking and securing the kayak
  • Practice of kayaking techniques
  • General safety
  • Familiarising yourself with local conditions
Practical info:
    You must bring::
  • 2 sets of woollen underwear (leggings and tops).
  • 2 pairs of socks, towel, hat and warm mittens.
  • Fleece or wool sweater.
  • Packed lunches and hot beverage
All electronic equipment should be safely stowed in a waterproof bag.
If you already have a dry suit and your own equipment, please bring it. Also bring gloves and a waterproof hood.

On the very first day we’ll be out on the water kayaking – so you have a lot to look forward to! If you have an NPF Wet Card, be sure to bring it.

The course lasts about three hours.
Please note:
All kayaking courses are held by Rana Spesialsport (RSS), a company that has highly-qualified instructors as well as sea kayaking guides, with international certifications.

If you sign up for a course or a guided kayaking excursion, you can be confident that you are getting a safe, rewarding experience. It’s all about mastering the techniques, immersing yourself in the adventure, and pushing your personal boundaries.
  • It is a requirement to have valid travel insurance and that you make sure that you have sufficient insurance coverage for all activities you participate in.
Registration is binding.

We look forward to sharing a great kayaking experience with you!

For additional details about the course, (Norwegian)
http://www.padling.no/vaattkort-og-sikkerhet/hva-er-vaattkort/de-ulike-kursene-i-npf-vaattkort/havpadling/introkurs-hav/
What is not included:
  • The course fee covers only the actual course.
  • Participants must provide their own equipment
  • Transport to and from Støtt
  • Food and beverages.
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