Event Details

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Event Name
BASIC SKILLS Currumbin Join as a Member and Stay the weekend 
Organisation Type
Club 
Organisation Name
Queensland Sea Kayak Club Inc 
State
Queensland 
Club Members Only
Yes 
Event Start Date
25-03-2017 
Event Start Time
09:00:00 
Event End Date
25-03-2017 
Event Finish Time
11:00:00 
Location
Currumbin 

Is non-financial member registration allowed?
Yes 
Participants Gender
ALL 
Type of Event
Training 
Accepting Entries
Yes 

Who is responsible for the overall event?
Tony Hirst 
Organiser's Email Address
thirste@gmail.com 
Event Registration Manager
Events co-ordinators 
Event Registration Manager's Email Address?
events@qskc.asn.au 
Discipline
 
Normal Closing Date for Registration
25/03/2017 
Final Closing Date for Registration
25/03/2017 
Event Description

If YOU BECOME A QSKC MEMBER FOR THIS SKILLS DAY YOU WILL THEN BE ABLE TO PARTICAPATE IN THE REST OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE CURRUMBIN SKILLS WEEKEND. COST TO JOIN IS $55.00 FROM THE 1/4/2017

 

$10 for the optional certificate payable on the day.

All participants must have the use of their own Sea Kayak including Spray Skirt and Life Jacket.

 

The candidate shall demonstrate competence in all of the following areas:

·          Present craft and equipment for inspection (hatches and other equipment set or stowed ready for launch, spare equipment waterproofed).

·          Swim 50 metres in canoeing clothes (shirt, shorts and sandshoes as a minimum, and with a life jacket, and swim under the craft to surface on the other side

·          Show, to the Assessor’s satisfaction, a full understanding of the basic safety requirements for paddlers and their craft, and appreciation of the use of PFDs.

·          Launch the craft, embark and paddle away from the launching point

 

Demonstrate:

·          Understanding of correct posture and basic injury prevention

·          Paddling forwards, backwards, and emergency stops

·          Turning the craft

·          Coming alongside another craft, and also a clear approach to the launching point

·          Disembark, then re-embark, paddle to deep water, capsize and assist with a deepwater rescue or swim the craft ashore

·          The use of the paddle as a means of support on the water.

 

For additional information please contact the Trip Leader  

 


Event Website
http://qldseakayak.canoe.org.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/03/Events-Details-2017-Currumbin-Special-Basic-Skills.pdf 
 

Registered User(s)

Name Club
Powe, Wendy Queensland Sea Kayak Club Inc