|The ISKGA Sea Kayaking Fundamentals – Level Three is the level whereby the individual paddler will be able to utilise their Technical; Rescue; First Aid; Expedition; and Navigation Skills within a dynamic environment.
The Level three award is the prerequisite award to attend the ISKGA Coastal guide training.
A competent ISKGA Level 3 sea kayaker should be deemed to be an asset to a group on a single-day voyage or a multi-day expedition.Course Outcomes:
The planned outcome is that a participant will know how to load their sea kayak for a multi-day expedition and be supportive of the group leader in the duties of expedition leadership. This is in areas of rescue and camp craft.
An accomplished Level Three sea kayaker will know how to conduct repairs; how to rescue a casualty; how to assemble a variety of tows; and have a sound understanding of navigation and planning, both on land and at sea. A successful participant will be able to control a sea kayak effectively in winds of up to Beaufort Force 4; a running sea of up to three feet; launching and landing effectively in dynamic surf; rolling a sea kayak upright after an inadvertent capsize; and, if it has been necessary to exit the craft, practically demonstrate an understanding of the steps required to re-enter.Environmental Conditions:
Up to Beaufort F4. Moderate Sea State.Duration:
5 days. This can be completed as part of a multi-day expedition.Cost:
£550 per person.Click here to book your course.