These sessions are being coordinated by various folks from the Skill Building Team at SMSKN. The focus for this session is self and assisted rescues. Participants are encouraged to share their own knowledge and experience with other paddlers so that we all learn from and support each another.
Skill building team member for this session: Dee Dee St Louis
An update will be provided a week or so before this session with a current weather report and ideas to work on. We will probably paddle across the Nonesuch River and practice near Ferry Beach.
Bring: sea worthy kayak with attachable spray deck, kayak must float when swamped, PFD, paddle, paddle float and pump, helmets preferred (required for surfing), immersion clothing appropriate for water temperatures, snack, water.
To ensure everyone safely gets the most out of this practice session, attendees should already be proficient in the following skills: Have a solid wet exit, know basic paddling strokes.
Trip level: Beginner (Level 1) and above
Let’s chat on land a bit at 4:00, and boats should be ready to go at that time.
Please take the time to print out, sign and bring SMSKN statement of understanding to the event/meetup. The Event organizer will really appreciate your token of proactivity.
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