Price £55 Book Now
|Start Date||End Date||Duration|
|Sunday 24th Feb, 2019||Sunday 24th Feb 2019||1 day (Weekend)|
|Friday 17th May, 2019||Friday 17th May 2019||1 day|
|Friday 27th Sep, 2019||Friday 27th Sep 2019||1 day|
|Sunday 8th Dec, 2019||Sunday 8th Dec 2019||1 day|
The only pre-requisite it to have completed the BCU Coastal Navigation Training or equivalent.
This course is aimed at paddlers who wish to understand the tools necessary to plan and navigate effectively on open water journeys in advanced sea conditions. By the end of this course students will have planned at least two open crossings.
The interpretation of sources of relevant information including, maps, charts coastal pilots, tide tables and tidal stream atlases.
The application of this calculating vectors and negotiating open crossings and/or coastlines with no landing zones and/or tide races and overfalls.
Knowledge necessary to navigate in poor visibility or darkness.
A knowledge of the resources necessary to plan a trip in any sea area.
Paddlers who wish to put themselves forward for Advanced Sea Kayak Leader Award assessment, or those who wish to build on their existing knowledge.
The course will be both theory and practical based so bring any of your own navigation equipment and resources.
Tollymore will be able to supply all the necessary equipment to participate fully in the course.
Participants are encouraged to bring all personal equipment so they get the opportunity to be coached using the equipment they are most familiar with.
The course fee includes navigation equipment and resources, coaching , lunch, tea/coffee and one of our famous chocolate brownies.
British Canoe Union Coaching Handbook
Franco Ferrero – Sea Kayak Navigation published by Pesda Press