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We are Happy to announce the fourth Sea Kayak Training Camp in Lumbarda, 2022., which will be held under the guidance of an experienced sea kayaker, Dimitri Vandepoele, the founder of the Northseakayak kayak team from Belgium.
Training camp is intended for all kayak enthusiasts who want to deepen their knowledge and their skills.
The camp will be held in May 2022.:
23.05.2022. – 27.05.2022.
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Camp schedule:

Day 1:
10:00-12:00 First acquaintance, Basics of sea kayaking
13:00-17:00 Basics of sea kayaking (forward paddling, correct use of your paddle, basic steering, the difference between edging and leaning a sea kayak)

Day 2:
10:00-12:00 Theory about rescue and self-rescues
13:00-17:00 Practice on rescue and self-rescue, balance exercises (in a safe environment)

Day 3:
10:00-12:00 Theory “boat-control’
13:00-17:00 Practice on boat-control, this includes all possible paddling strokes for steering, support, and maneuvering (in a safe environment)

Day 4:
10:00-12:00 Theory “leading a group & incident management”
13:00-17:00 Practice in open water on different scenarios (with rescues, towing,….)

Day 5:
10:00-17:00 Practice in open water on all of the learned techniques from the previous days (with scenarios)

 

List of recommended equipment: 
• A good sea kayak
• Personal floating device
• A good paddle (important as you will use it the whole day)
• Spraydeck
• A spare paddle (placed on the kayak), (two-piece paddle is ideal)
• A paddle-float (behind the seat if there’s a place)
• A pump (behind the seat if there’s a place)
• A tow line
• Good clothing (neoprene Long John with a neoprene sweater/top is ideal + neoprene footwear; recommended thickness is around 3 to 4 mm)
• At least one waterproof bag per kayak (for dry clothes or other personal stuff)

 

One note:

We suggest that you plan your trip in a way that you come one or two days before the camp and leave one or two days afterward.

 

List of useful web pages:

Dubrovnik Airport

Split Airport

Jadrolinija (ferry and speedboat transfers)

Krilo (speedboat transfers)

TP Line (speedboat transfers)

Korkyra Info (shuttle bus from Dbk Airport to Korčula Island)

Contact Us and save your spot! 🙂

Price list:

Sea Kayak Training Camp    350,00 €

Equipment*    100,00 €

Accommodation (www.pinta-apartments.com)     Please check out the web page and write to us what apartment would you prefer (also sharing or not sharing with other guests) and we will try to organize it in the best way! 🙂

Lunch**    15,00 €

 

* if renting (kayak, paddles, spraydeck, PFD, etc.), for 5 days
** per person per day

About Dimitri:
Leader of the Training Camp Dimitri Vandepoele is on the sea since 2007. One of his most interesting projects is the crossing of the southern part of the North Sea – http://phpaddlers.com/?p=1641
+ he is p&h kayak ambassador! 🙂

Dimitri`s trainings can be viewed on his youtube channel: www.youtube.com/northseakayak