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COURSES

SK KAYAK is a sea kayaking school, founded in 2000 in Llançà, Costa Brava. We are sea kayak specialists and every year hundreds of people choose and rely on our courses for beginners in this exciting sport. They are priviliged to discover the world of kayak sailing in the increadible environment of the Cap de Creus Natural Park.

We have helped many kayakers to improve their paddling and safety tecniques. In order to always provide the best quality service, our instructors are constantly improving their skills through proffecional trainings with the best materials offered.

All the SK KAYAK instructors poses a tecnical degree by the Canoe Federacion and prefecional guides, accredited by the Cap de Creus Natural Park. We have elaborated a system of courses and activities at a flat rate that guarantee eficient and secure navigating skills in a short period of time.

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Level 1
Beginners
Initation Kayak Course Level I
Course designed for all people who want to learn sea kayaking in calm water. A good way to get a first taste of sea kayaking in an idyllic place such as the Natural Park of Cap de Creus.
We will learn the techniques to achieve optimal paddling, to maneuver and we will learn how to rescue a colleague whose kayak has overturned.

  • Duration: 4H
  • Price: 60€
  • Dates: Wednesdays and Saturdays
  • No previous experience is required

  • To know the different types of kayaks and their origin
  • To know the parts of the kayak and the material used 
  • To learn to regulate the kayak and to know the paddling position 
  • To learn and practice paddling propulsion stressing the torso rotation, the attack phase, the pulling phase and the exit phase 
  • To lead the kayak with sweep stroke and reverse sweep stroke stressing the torso rotation
  • To transport the kayak, embarking and disembarking on beaches without waves 
  • To rescue a fellow in deep waters

  • Instructor
  • Kayak
  • Buoyancy aid
  • Paddle
  • Spraydeck
  • Neoprene
  • Raincoat
  • Insurance

  • Swimsuit (type short)
  • T-shirt (preferably thermal)
  • Footwear to wet (crocs, socks or old sneakers)
  • Cup and sunscreen, towel and spare clothes
  • If you wear glasses something to hold them

 

Level 2
Experienced
Sea Kayak Advanced Course I
This is an advanced course, designed for experienced kayakers who would like to optimise their paddling technique. We will learn how to avoid overturn of the kayak  improve the rescue abilities and learn how to perform self rescues.

A course designed to take full advantage of the kayak improving the safety.

  • Duration: 4H
  • Price: 60€
  • Required to have done Enhancement kayak course or Level Test

  • To navigate heeling with sweep stroke and reverse sweep stroke
  • Edging the kayak
  • To learn and practice static and dynamic high brace
  • To learn and practice static and dynamic low brace 
  • To learn and practice the use of the stern rudder
  • To learn and practice the use of the bow rudder 
  • To displace sideways the kayak with different paddle techniques

  • Instructor
  • Kayak
  • Buoyancy aid
  • Paddle
  • Spraydeck
  • Neoprene
  • Raincoat
  • Insurance

  • Bailing pump and paddle float
  • Swimsuit (type short)
  • T-shirt (preferably thermal)
  • Footwear to wet (crocs, socks or old sneakers)
  • Cup and sunscreen, towel and spare clothes
  • If you wear glasses something to hold them

 

Level 3
Experienced
Sea Kayak Advanced Course II
This page is only available in Catalan, Spanish or French.

 

Expertise
Initiated or Experienced
Greenland Paddle Course

  • Duration: 3H
  • Prix: 60€
  • Dates: To be agreed 
  • No previous experience is required

  • To learn and practice paddling propulsion stressing the torso rotation.
  • To lead the kayak with sweep stroke and reverse sweep stroke stressing the torso rotation
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  • Extensión de pala
  • Técnica de paleo de tormenta

  • Instructor
  • Kayak
  • Buoyancy aid
  • Paddle
  • Spraydeck
  • Neoprene
  • Raincoat
  • Insurance

  • Swimsuit (type short)
  • T-shirt (preferably thermal)
  • Footwear to wet (crocs, socks or old sneakers)
  • Cup and sunscreen, towel and spare clothes
  • If you wear glasses something to hold them

 

Expertise
Initiated or Experienced
Eskimo roll course
Eskimo course. Course to learn the technique of self-rescue kayak. Available all year!

  • Duration: 2H
  • Price: 100€/pax forfait for 3 classes
  • Dates: Every Friday from 20h. to 22h. 
  • Site: Roses pool but if the weather is good at sea. 
  • To take this course prior experience is not required. [/ li]
  • 2 students per instructor

 

 

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