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NPF

Sea Kayaking Sognefjord

BEGINNERS SEA KAYAKING

THE PERFECT INTRODUCTORY COURSE TO GET YOU EXPLORING IN THE FJORDS & SEA  

2024 COURSE DATES TBC

INTRODUCTION TO SEA KAYAKING                                                                                                                  3300nok

The perfect introduction to sea kayaking, aimed at beginners or those wishing to make a start on the NPF ladder.

Duration: 16hrs/2days

What you will learn:

  • Lifting, carrying, loading and launching of the kayak efficiently

  • Embarking/disembarking and securing the kayak safely

  • Wet exits, self-rescue and assisted rescues

  • Rescue techniques for others

  • Paddle strokes and techniques

  • Injury prevention

  • Effective boat control using the rudder

  • General safety and etiquite at sea

  • Trip planning

 

What the course includes:

  • NPF Havgrunnkurs certification and våttkort

  • A qualified and experienced NPF instructor

  • Transport if required

 

What you will need:

  • All kayaking equipment, immersion wear and clothing. (kayak, padddle, drysuit, spray skirt, life jacket

  • Light wool or thermals and light woolen socks to wear under the drysuit

  • Warm dry layers to change into and some extra warm layers for on the water

  • Lunch, snacks and drinks for both days

  • Sunscreen if required

 

Requirements: All participants must be confident and capable swimmers

Duration: 16hrs over 2 days

Meeting point: Kayak Voss, Flyplassvegen  135, Voss

Time: 0900-1700 both days

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