1 Day Sea Kayak Course
This is a one day sea kayaking course
1 DAY SEA KAYAK COURSE OVERVIEW
This is a one-day introductory sea kayaking course delivered at Cass Bay in Lyttelton Harbour.
In this course, we will introduce you to the wonderful world of sea kayaking. We will focus on paddling skills and rescues as well as how to use/maintain gear.
This is a popular course for those who have limited sea kayaking experience and would like to get some professional guidance. This course is appropriate for people that have little or no experience and would just like to give it a go.
SEA KAYAK COURSE LOCATION
This course is delivered in Christchurch. The meeting location is at Cass Bay in Lyttelton Harbour, Christchurch.
TRAVELLING FROM OUT OF TOWN?
Lots of people travel to attend our courses and we like to make it easy. Transport could be tricky to organise if your flying or coming from out of town. Talk to one of our friendly team about our pick-up/drop off service.
WHEN IS THE NEXT COURSE?
This course runs monthly from October to April, visit our Course Calendar for course dates and bookings.
“These guys put on amazing courses that never disappoint. The learn to lead course was fantastic, I learnt so much. Nathanael was a great teacher and super professional… Can’t wait to try out my new skills!” – Abbie Marie Wilson, Christchurch.
WHAT’S COVERED IN THIS SEA KAYAK COURSE
- Paddle technique/skills
- Fitting out your boat
Sea Kayak Equipment
- Overview of sea kayak equipment
- Care and maintenance
- Transporting and storing kayaks/gear
- Team/group rescues
- Self rescues
- Understanding marine forecasts
WHAT GEAR DO I NEED?
We provide all the necessary kayaking equipment including, sea kayak, paddle, PFD (personal flotation device), spray skirt, pump and paddle float. All you need to bring is a wetsuit and some spare clothes.
We will email you a full gear list upon booking.
We recommend holding off on purchasing any new sea kayak gear until after the course (except wetsuit). Why not buy new stuff? So you can optimise on your instructors’ knowledge and recommendations. (If you already own gear then please let us know).
Sea Kayaking courses run from October to May. visit our Course Calendar for scheduled course dates. Private training & Custom courses can be created on alternative dates by request.
*Advertised price is the early bird discounted price.