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Kayak Training Camp – Lumbarda 2018.

February 18 @ 17:28

We invite you to the Kayak Training Camp Lumbarda 2018., which will be held under the guidance of an experienced sea kayaker, Dimitri Vandepoele, the founder of the Northseakayak kayak club from Belgium.

Training camp is intended for all kayak enthusiasts who want to deepen their knowledge and their skills.

Camp schedule:

Day 1:
10:00-12:00 First acquaintance
13:00-17:00 Basics of sea kayaking (forward paddling, correct use of your paddle, basic steering, difference between edging and leaning a sea kayak)

Day 2:
10:00-12:00 Theoretics about rescue and self-rescues
13:00-17:00 Practice on rescue and self-rescue, balance exercises (in a safe environment)

Day 3:
10:00-12:00 Theoretics “boat-control’
13:00-17:00 Practice on boat-control, this includes all possible paddling strokes for steering, support and maneuvering (in a safe environment)

Day 4:
10:00-12:00 Theoretics “leading a group & incident management”
13:00-17:00 Practice in open water on different scenarios (with rescues, towing,….)

Day 5:
10:00-12:00 Theoretics sea kayak navigation
13:00-17:00 Practice in open water on all the learned techniques from the previous days

List of recommended equipment:
• A good sea kayak
• Personal floating device
• A good paddle (important as you will use it the whole day)
• Spraydeck
• A spare paddle (placed on the kayak), (two piece paddle is ideal)
• A paddle-float (behind the seat if there’s place)
• A pump (behind the seat if there’s place)
• A tow line
• Good clothing (neoprene Long John with a neoprene sweater/top is ideal + neoprene footwear; recommended thickness is around 3 to 4 mm)
• At least one waterproof bag per kayak (for dry clothes or other personal stuff)

Price list:

Training Camp 07.05.- 11.05.2018. 200,00 €
Equipment * 100,00 €
Accommodation (www.pinta-apartments.com)** 15,00 €
Lunch** 15,00 €

* if renting (kayak, paddles, spraydeck, PFD, etc.), 5 days included
** per person per day

About Dimitri:
Leader of the Training Camp Dimitri Vandepoele is on the sea since 2007. One of his most interesting projects is the crossing of the southern part of the North Sea – http://phpaddlers.com/?p=1641
+ he is p&h kayak ambassador! 🙂

Dimitri`s trainings can be viewed on his youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/northseakayak



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