Education as Seakayaker 1 consists of four modules within the Recreational Paddle. Each module has a scope of à 6-8 h. The modules can be taken as independent units and in any order, although we recommend that module 1 & 2 taken before Module 3 & 4.
• Seakayaker 1 consists of four (Recreation Paddle) Modules of 6-8 h. Certification as Seakayaker 1 happens after all modules are implemented and skill requirements held.
o Recreational Paddle Module 1, Basic Skills in sea kayaking.
The module will give you knowledge about sea kayak and relevant equipment to kayak, yourself, and for safety at sea. In the module, special emphasis is that you will control your actions. The module takes place in Category 1 (& 2) Sea (C1-S). Price including equipment kr. 1400, –
o Recreational Paddle Module 2, Treatment of sea kayak under varying conditions.
The module will teach you effective techniques both in terms of propulsion and maneuvering. The module takes place in Category 1 & 2 Sea (C1/2-S). Price including equipment kr. 1400, –
o Recreational Paddle Module 3, Life Techniques.
The module will teach you effective techniques for rescue. There are different techniques both to save others and themselves. The module takes place in Category 2 & 3 Sea (C2/3-S). Price including equipment kr. 1400, –
o Recreational Paddle Module 4, Safe and sea kayaking.
The module examines the factors and circumstances that are important for sea kayaking will become a secure and safe activity. The module takes place in Category 2 & 3 Sea (C2/3-S). Price including equipment kr. 1400, –
• Issued Paddle Card (Wet Card) after first Module (Recreational Paddler) (6-8 h) is passed.
• Certification as Seakayaker 1 obtained after the 4 recreational paddler modules and skill requirements are completed.
• Certification as Seakayaker 2 obtained after work requirements (including logging) and approval of skill requirements.
• (Corresponding courses in NPF courses ladder; Module 1 -> Introduction (Introduksjonskurs) to sea kayaking and Module 1 & 2 -> Basis course (Grunnkurs) to sea kayaking. However goes our courses beyond the NPF defines as content equivalent courses).
Price including equipment kr. 5.000, –
Recreation Paddle Module 1 & Module 2 will be arranged at Nesna, Tomma, Tonnes, Solværøyan (Sleneset) and Lovund.
Recreation Paddle Module 3 & Module 4 will be arranged at Lovund and Solværøyan (Sleneset).