BC 3 Star White Water Kayak Course

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3 Star White Water Kayak

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The British Canoeing 3 star White Water Kayak award is designed to test and consolidate the skills required for paddling in moving waters (grade 2 rivers) in a kayak. It will enable the participant to confidently paddle as part of a group being able to perform the appropriate maneuvers and techniques required for these waters, and to be assured of their rescue abilities in this environment.

To participate in this course you must:

  • Have evidence of 8-10 paddle sessions totaling 40 hours minimum, including in grade 2 waters
  • Maintain a 2 star standard of kayaking, it is recommended to hold the 2 star award
  • Be confident swimming in moving water in paddle clothes

Rock the Boat Activities offers the one day assessment for this award. We recommend participants take part in training before the assessment day, we offer a two day training course or a one day refresher.

To request to book or for more information please fill out the booking form, or email: