Hoosier Canoe & Kayak Club

SK: Seabrook Island South Carolina Training

  • April 05, 2019
  • April 07, 2019
  • Seabrook Island, South Carolina

Warm up your body and Kayaking skills in South Carolina:  Great training specifically for the HCKC! 

Sponsor:   Jim Eckerty      For any questions, etc., please contact me at:      rentbsu@comcast.net

Training Director:  Ashley Brown  ACA L5 Sea Kayak Instructor and Adjunct Professor of Coastal Kayaking…..
Trainers:   Jeff Atkins –  ACA L4 Instructor, Outward bound instructor,  Coastal Master Naturalist for SC…… 
Scott Brown – ACA L4 Instructor,  US Army Ranger,  Chief of Preparedness, South Carolina Emergency Mgmt…

Schedule:  Arrive Friday after 3pm and unload “ONCE” for the weekend.  Paddle / train all day Saturday and Sunday, check out Monday then paddle / train half day.  FYI - Several of us plan to stay in the South Carolina area to paddle the rest of the week, this will be a separate trip announced later.

Cost:  $465.00   Balance ($365.00)   Due March 1, 2019
           $100.00   Deposit Due ASAP !     (No Later than – November 30, 2018)
          Cost is per paddler with two paddlers per room…|
           Included:  3 Nights Lodging @ St. Christopher Camp & Conference Center
            *This is the only lodging option for this training
           - Breakfasts, 1 dinner 
+ Days Training (Great Ratio:  2-3 great instructors for 8 -12 students)

Payments:  Contact Jim Eckerty – rentbsu@comcast.net  for instructions

Equipment Requirement:  ≥14’ Sea Kayak, spray skirt, appropriate gear, clothing and safety equipment for a variety of weather, air and water temperatures.    

Skill Requirement: Wet exit, rescue (self & assist) confident boat control in mild wind and wave conditions are the minimum. The North Edisto Inlet provides multiple venues to include ocean surf, bouncy waves, large river crossings and more  Training will be incorporated into touring with distances of 5 -10 miles daily anticipated. This is not for people new to kayaking.  Expect to learn, be challenged, and grow your skills while having some fun.  With 3 (or4) excellent instructors we should be able to meet the needs/goals of all participants this year.    

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