A basic skills session on the river - with an emphasis on sea kayaking. This includes T-rescues (ie you will get wet) in sea kayaks. Other rescues may be tried if desired.
Don't forget to check out the Tuesday evening skills schedule at the pool
. The pool provides a clean, easy environment to learn how to do various kinds of rescues. The river sessions let you try them in more realistic situations. You do not have to have attended pool sessions first.
Duration: 1-2 hours
Paddle type: Seakayaking/flatwater
Location: University of Queensland building 30 - UQ Canoe club boat shed
Address: North river end of Sir William MacGregor Drive, St. Lucia
Training and skills development using sea kayaks on the river. Aimed towards sea kayaking trips.
You need to have practiced a wet exit and recovery in a sea kayak before joining any sea kayaking trips.
Don't leave it too late to attend a session.
Please book beforehand by email as places may be limited
There will be about one session per month. Dates posted around the first week or so of the month.
- Wednesday 10 March 2010 at 7 AM
What to bring
If attending, please email Martin to book, or with enquiries, and/or with expressions of interest.
- Towel and swimming gear
Note: there are warm shower facilities within the shed complex (wet exit and rescue training)