Sea Skills – December 9-11

Perfect for social or newer paddlers. This 2.5 day course is designed for those paddlers that seek to ensure that they have the knowledge and skills to safely and competently undertake a journey without Guide or instructor supervision. This course involves paddling:

  • Outside of estuaries, harbours, embayments or other sheltering reefs or islands
  • Areas of exposed coastline that are simple, not involving overfalls or tidal races
  • Difficult landings or open crossings may be included
  • Maximum of 5 nautical miles from shore
  • Wind conditions below Strong Wind Warning (26kn)
  • Breaking (whitecapping) waves (sea) up to 1.0m
  • Surf to 1.0m
Pre requisites: NIL, However if you wish to gain the qualification a minimum logbook is required, these requirements can be found in the Assessment Guidelines. Please pay particular attention to the logbook requirements that need to be logged in your Paddlelog
What Craft: This course is design for Sea Kayaking only.
Equipment: It is expected that participants will supply their own equipment including craft, life jackets, paddles etc. However if you do require equipment please contact your local provider.
For those wishing to gain qualification, you will need to pass the following assessments:
  1. Practical: Completed through the training/assessment day
  2. Quiz: An online quiz is made available to participants upon registration that needs to be completed prior to the practical program
For an outline of course outcomes, please see this document

Course costs are:

$500 for non PT members (to become a member visit our membership page)

$375 for PT members

To register, please visit

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