Paddle Safer Award

The Paddle Safer award is exactly what it says on the tin. This practical course gives you top tips and considerations to support you to paddle safer. Over the two hours, you will learn how to choose appropriate equipment. You will also develop an understanding of the factors which affect your paddling, such as the  environment.

During the session, you will develop your knowledge, experience and ability to plan your paddles and trips. It will highlight what to expect and look out for, based on the places you paddle.

You will practice a range of rescue techniques, and learn how to support each other and explore possible solutions to common mishaps.

The course covers 4 key modules:

  • Equipment
  • Environmental factors
  • Planning
  • Rescues

This course is suitable for all types of craft - Canoe, Kayak and SUP.

2 Hours

The course contains a fair amount of swimming, so candidates should be confident in the water. This course is suitable for ages 8 years and up.

Course Price:
£30 per person inclusive of all your kit and equipment and certification fees

Want to improve your paddling skills? Have you considered the Explore Award or a Personal Performance Award?

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