September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Do you know how to plan and execute a safe, enjoyable day paddle on the Great Lakes? Boat handling skills are essential, but you also need the ability to

assess and mitigate risks
know what to bring
evaluate route options
communicate with lock tenders and other ships using a VHF radio
negotiate boat traffic
launch and land in a variety of places
solve problems and make decisions as needed to keep a group safe and have fun on the water
This full-day course will help you develop all of these skills during a journey. We will send you materials in advance to help you participate in decisions about risk, route and leadership.


sea kayak suitable for paddling on Lake Michigan
experience with at least one journey of at least 8 miles
Working toward BCU 3 star award or ACA level 3, skills assessment
Cost: $125