Your own gear prefered including a Drysuit, throwline and drybag. We can provide white water kayaks, Dry cags, Wetsuits, Carbon paddles, Helmets, Neoprene spray decks and bouancy aids included in the course fee.
Confident with control strokes and experience of grade 2 rivers. Check the officail Syslbus and be upto standard.
Personal feedback will be given throughout
the weekend and advice to progress your paddling
Successful performance at this level indicates that the paddler can consider
themselves an intermediate kayaker, as they can now paddle on moving waters.
They can do this in a competent manner as part of a led group and have the knowledge
and ability to help the smooth running of a trip while being led down a section
of a grade 2 river.
3 Star White Water kayak Syllabus
Lifting, carrying and launching/landing
Efficient forward paddling
Reverse over a figure of 8 course
Moving sideways, both static and on the move
Supporting, both static and on the move
Breaking in and out
Towing and use of tow line
Self / Swimmer / Gear Rescue
Leadership & Group Skills
Personal risk management
Awareness of others
"We set a high standard to pass this award! " - Dan