Kayaking

Basic competency checklist for Kayaking at RWSABC:

  • Equipment

    • Basic: Kayak, Paddle, Buoyancy Aid, Spray Deck, Cag, Tow Rope, Woolly Hat, Dry Clothes

    • Optional: Paddle Leash

  • Entry and exit

  • Strokes

    • Forward

    • Backwards

    • Sweep stroke

    • Draw stroke

    • Sculling draw stroke

  • Emergency stop

  • Basic rescue

  • Towing

  • Tides

  • Wind