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NH AMC Sea Kayak Training and Open Pool Sessions - Session Two

Date and Time

Saturday, March 16, 2019, 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Location

Nashua NH Boys and Girls Club,
New Hampshire, Monadnock Region,
NH

Registration

Registration is required for this activity. Please contact leader.

Overview

The Nashua B&G Club pool will be open for sea kayak practice and training for up to 10 boats per session. Half of the pool will be open for kayak practice. The remainder of the pool will be dedicated to sea kayak training. The fee for each practice session is $20 per person. The training and practice session fee is $25 per person There will be three 1 ½ hour sessions Session No. 1. Saturday March 9 From 4 to 5:30 pm Session No. 2. Saturday March 16 From 4 to 5:30 pm Session No. 3. Saturday March 30 From 4 to 5:30 pm Open Practice: Cost: $20 per personAll participants wanting to perfect their sea kayak safety, handling and rolling skills will have the use of at least half of the B&G Club pool. Open practice participants must be proficient in performing a wet exit wearing a spray skirt or will be required to participate in the wet exit training portion of the scheduled NH AMC Sea Kayak Training Program. Open training participants are required to provide their own equipment. PFD's must be worn by everyone practicing while on the water. Swimming will only be allowed wearing a PFD for rescue practice purposes. .TRAINING: Sessions one and two: Cost: $25 per person per session All participants in session one and two will be trained in how to perform a wet exit from a sea kayak wearing a spray skirt. Following the kayak wet exit session participants will be trained in basic Assisted Kayak Rescue techniques. Following the assisted rescue training we will devote time remaining to self rescue skills using a paddle float and hand pump. For this training to be successful all participants will need to provide the following equipment either your own, rented or borrowed Sea kayak with bulkheads and a cockpit opening suitable for a spray skirt. a PFD and spray skirt. (A NH AMC demo kayak may be available), If you are serious about sea kayaking especially if you paddle alone you will want to purchase your own Paddle Float and Hand Pump. I will provide demo equipment for the first training sessions. You can register here then sign up to participate on the NH AMC meetup site at https://www.meetup.com/NH-AMC-Paddlers/

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Free

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Activity

Paddling - Sea Kayaking

Offered By

New Hampshire

Status

Open

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader




Registered Maine SK Guide, ACA Instructor, BCU 3 Star Leader, Wilderness EMT