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Intermediate Kayaking Program
or Eskimo Roll
The Intermediate Program is designed for the beginner to the next step in kayaking technique and skill. Prerequisite either Introduction to Sea Kayaking course (or the equivalent) Cost $80 Length 3.5 hours each
-Hip snap development
-High and Low Braces Continued
-Stokes Continued (power, touring, reverse, sweep, draw)
-Paddle Float Rescue (self rescue)
-Boat and paddle design
This 5.5 hour class focuses on the basics of paddle float rescue, hip snaps, bracing, with an additional focus on boat control, towing, and navigation.
Who should take
-Those who want to go out on Lake MI or other large bodies of water/ ocean environment
-Those who want to have greater control of how their boat responds
As it gets colder, being able to get to a swimmer quickly and efficiently becomes more important – do you feel you have adequate skill level to get to someone as quickly as possible to perform a rescue? Can you tow someone? How do you find your way?