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Sea Kayaking Skills Course (Overnight)

NZ $470.00
incl GST
Course Dates
Yakity Yak type?
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Ben and Thomas2-771
Adventure is what sea kayaking is all about. Leaving a busy beach in the centre of town and within minutes, it is you, your mates and the ocean. A deserted beach for a picnic, a fish for dinner or a remote campsite for a night watching the stars and listening to morepork. This is THE course to do if you are new to kayaking and want to start gaining confidence within your boat, or are a paddler who wants to brush up on the basics...
 
 

What you'll learn:

  • Self-rescues
  • Assist others to re-enter their kayak
  • Paddle strokes including; power, sweep, draw, rudders and support
  • How to set up your kayak, what you need, and how to use it
  • Beach launching and landing
  • Kayak support strokes
  • Steering with your paddle and rudder
  • Edging or railing your kayak to gain better controlOM AA small
  • Packing a kayak
  • Camping
  • Navigation and weather skills
  • Risk management
  • Clothing and equipment
  • Transporting kayaks
  • Simple tow systems
 Our comprehensive Overnight Sea Kayaking Skills Course gives you the foundation skills to handle a sea kayak competently. It covers the skills required to allow you to safely enjoy your sea kayaking adventure and pick up some great camping tips.

This course is an overnight adventure including meals and camping accommodation. A great weekend away in the Okura - Long Bay Marine Reserve. Our man on the water, Todd, takes pride in providing an absolutely fantastic weekend away for you. He is a gourmet level bush cook and so you are likely to be treated with fresh baked goods and a bang up dinner, all mixed in with a little local wilderness survival style knowledge. 
GRAB LIFE BY THE PADDLE...
COME KAYAKING
BOOK NOW FOR A SUMMER OF ADVENTURE

This course is an approved course to cover the requirements to join the Yakity Yak Kayak Club and with the club, you can continue to "Grab Life By the Paddle”
 
Sign up now to secure your place on an adventure of a lifetime.

Join the Yakity Yak Kayak Club and benefit from a discounted rate on this course. This unique nationwide club will help you continue to develop your sea kayaking skills and enjoy a whole range of sea kayaking trips with other like minded people.
Check out the club at 
yakityyak.co.nz

Please ask us about child and couple/family/group pricing.

Testimonials:

I've now done three training sessions with the Okura crew and they've all been fantastic. I highly recommend them to everyone... I would be happy to go back and do it again.
Andrew N

 
Course dates
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18/19
4/5
18/19
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22/23
6/7
20/21
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