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ACA Coastal Kayaking Day Trip Leader Training
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6/12/2017 to 6/14/2017
When: Monday, June 12, 2017
Where: Sea Kayak Carolina
118 May Lane
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina  29464
United States
Contact: Beverly Cosslett

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ACA Coastal Kayaking Day Trip Leader Training
This class is a 16 hour course intended to provide the minimum skills and training necessary to lead a trip for participants with beginner level paddling skills, in gentle conditions with appropriate wind not exceeding 10 knots, waves not exceeding 1 foot and current to 2 knots. The emphasis is leading and safety education and rescue, not paddling instruction.
The class will cover trip preparation and planning, hazards and preventions, review of safety equipment, the put-in talk or pre-launch briefing, review of basic paddling skills, water reading and route determination, rescues, and boat recovery/repair.

Monday, June 12: 8am to 4pm - Meet at the Sea Kayak Carolina shop: 118 May Lane, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464, phone: 843-225-7969
Tuesday, June 13: 3pm to 7pm - location TBD
Wednesday, June 14: 3pm to 7pm - location TBD

Class Prerequisites: Student must be an ACA member, students must have a kayak with deck lines and flotation fore and aft. Spray skirts will be used for at least part of the course.

Instructor: Jeff Atkins, L4 Instructor
Course Fee: $200
Please register for the class by calling 843-225-7969.

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Founded in 1880, The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport competition, exploration and recreation.

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