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Event Name
Sea Leader (Sea Skills) Training Program 
Organisation Type
State 
Organisation Name
South Australia 
Event Start Date
19-02-2017 
Event Start Time
08:30:00 
Event End Date
19-03-2017 
Event Finish Time
17:00:00 
Location
Aquatic Reserve Bower Rd West Lakes SA 

Is non-financial member registration allowed?
Yes 
Participants Gender
ALL 
Maximum number of Participants
20 
Type of Event
Education 
Accepting Entries
Yes 

Who is responsible for the overall event?
Canoe SA 
Organiser's Email Address
sa@canoe.org.au 
Who is the Race Administrator?
Ian Heard 
Event Registration Manager
David Heard 
Event Registration Manager's Email Address?
sa@canoe.org.au 
Who is the Administrator Responsible for Registration and Results?
Ian Heard 
Discipline
Sea Kayaking,  
Registration Fee Amount
550.00 
Normal Closing Date for Registration
16/02/2017 
Final Closing Date for Registration
16/02/2017 
Event Description

Canoe SA:  Sea Leader Training Programme

The course is designed for paddlers to:

 

eDevelop practical skills to undertake coastal journeys including open-water crossings or multi-day

expeditions

Ø  Understand and know your abilities, prepare for the adventures of paddling in coastal environments

Ø  Develop new skills and improve enjoyment of paddling in coastal and sea environments

 The course includes day and overnight expeditions in coastal environments

 At the end of the course you will be eligible to be assessed for the Australian Canoeing Award Scheme Sea Skills Award (this award is recognised in all states and overseas)

All participants in a Canoe SA Sea Skills Course are required to be a member of Canoe SA. Introductory membership is offered to new paddlers and provides membership for 3 months.

Introductory membership can be converted to full membership of an affiliated canoe club by payment of the balance of the membership fee. Membership has its benefits including insurance cover for all your paddling activities.

Please note: Whilst every attempt is made by Canoe SA to provide the course or sessions that meet the description provided, weather or other environmental conditions may influence the decision of the leadership team or instructors about the safety of participants or the conduct of the course/session either before or during the event.

 Registration for a course or a session does not ensure that the course or session will occur in the manner described or entitle attendance.

 Sea Skills conditions

Wind speed below fresh (17 knots) with a minimum of 11 knots (moderate conditions)

Areas of exposed coastline that is simple (open crossings may be included) not involving overfalls, tidal race or difficult landings

Distances of up to 4 nautical miles from the nearest shore

Breaking (overtopping) waves (sea) up to 1 metre

Surf up to 1 metre

 Session 1 – Introduction. Sunday 19th February

 Conducted at Canoe SA, Aquatic Reserve, Bower Road, West Lakes

 Topics covered:

Introduction to the Sea Skills Program – overview and discussion

The AC Award Scheme; assessment protocols/proof of competence, resources.      

Logbook

Interpreting Weather Forecasts                                                                                          

Basic Navigation – you will prepare navigation log for a day excursion                               

On water skills tune up….forward paddling, turning, support strokes, other paddle strokes as time permits

 Session 2: Skills Development – Sunday, 5th March

 Location: TBA

 Towing, group management during a journey, deep-water rescues, managing multiple rescues or emergencies, landings and surf skills

 Session 3:  One day Coastal Expedition – Sunday 19th March

 Location to be advised (depending on weather conditions possibly a location on Fleurieu Peninsula)

Commencing at 8.00am Pack a sea kayak for a day expedition, safety briefing, skills development on-water training, scenarios

 Evening Seminar: Navigation (TBA)

 Location: Canoe SA, Time 7.00 to 9.00pm

Prepare to navigate a course, Prepare for an overnight expedition, communication.

SESSION 4: OVERNIGHT COASTAL EXPEDITION (DATE TBA)

 Location: Port Victoria to Wardang Island (depending on weather conditions)

 Topic: Plan and conduct an overnight journey 

 For further enquiries and registration details please contact Canoe SA ph 08 8240 3294

Email sa@canoe.org.au

 

 

 


Event Website
http://sa.canoe.org.au/calendar 
 

Registered User(s)

Name Club
Henwood, Matt Non Member
Kemp, Christopher Adelaide Canoe Club
mckenzie, peter Adelaide Canoe Club
Shaw, Robin Non Member
Opitz, Catherine Non Member
Buhl, Jerome Non Member