Aavameri

Basic Safety and Boat Handling

This quick basic sea kayak safety and boat handling course is aimed for you, who want to get self-sufficient concerning basic pair rescues, self rescues and basic boat handling. This class or equivalent skills together with previous kayaking experience and navigation skills are considered as minimum criterion for renting sea kayaks without a guide. 

 

We concentrate on the following during the 3-4hrs class:

  • One self rescue method (getting back into your kayak after a capsize)
  • One pair rescue method (getting a capsized kayaker back into a dry kayak)
  • Forward paddling
  • Basic, proficient maneuvering strokes
  • Basic support brace
  • Wind, waves and hypothermia
  • Navigation in the archipelago

 

If you want to be train yourself to become a proficient paddler for other than easy conditions, we ask you to consider our two days basic course.

Details:
  • Location: Starting point of your expedition or other place according with agreement
  • When: On demand
  • Duration: 3-4 hours
  • Levels: 2 Basic kayaking
  • Price includes: Training together with skilled sea kayak coach
  • Price: 70€/person incl. VAT (minimum price for three persons)

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Partners and Awards

International Sea Kayak Guide Alliance ***** Training Center
Aavameri is a International Sea Kayak Guide Alliance ***** Training Center
International Sea Kayak Guide Alliance ***** Training Center
Official Partner of the Archipelago National Park, Finland
International Sea Kayak Guide Alliance ***** Training Center
Awarded as the Baltic Sea Region's "Most sustainable tourism services provider and 2nd Price as Most Sustainable Product or Service by Baltic Sea Tourism Forum
Aavameri is a Sustainable Travel Finland -labelled company
Aavameri is a Sustainable Travel Finland -labelled company
About Aavameri

Aavameri SeaKayaking.fi is a sustainable, high quality sea kayaking activities provider in the Archipelago Sea, south Finland. [Read more...]

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Archipeago Sea, Turku, Finland
+358 44 980 77 88
info(at)aavameri.fi