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Event Name
Basic Skills Raby Bay 
Organisation Type
Club 
Organisation Name
Queensland Sea Kayak Club Inc 
State
Queensland 
Club Members Only
No 
Event Start Date
08-07-2017 
Event Start Time
08:00:00 
Event End Date
08-07-2017 
Event Finish Time
10:00:00 
Location
Raby Bay 

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

Who is responsible for the overall event?
Mark Hessling 
Organiser's Email Address
kayak@rexx.org 
Event Registration Manager
Events co-ordinators 
Event Registration Manager's Email Address?
events@qskc.asn.au 
Discipline
 
Normal Closing Date for Registration
07/07/2017 
Final Closing Date for Registration
07/07/2017 
Event Description

 

$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