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The Advanced Tandem Lake Canoeing course introduces the participants to advanced skills and rescues in varied and dynamic paddling environments. This level places emphasis upon exhibiting a high degree of precision, efficiency and control of the canoe.
Participants will demonstrate the highest level of skills, confidence, and exhibit good judgement necessary to paddle with a partner in open waters and the changing environments.
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What happens if you are wind bound
Personal survival gear
Expanded first aid kits
Unassisted canoe over canoe rescue (1 and 2 canoes / 2 and 4 swimmers)
Emergency tarp set up and fire lighting
Constructing a catamaran
Launch a canoe in windy conditions
Paddling in wind and waves
Paddling on the same side
Sit and switch
Bow and crossbow jam
Forward with power
Triangular course in wind and waves
Straight-line sit and switch
Forward and reverse paddling a square route
Tacking in wind
Specialty canoes and paddles
Basic navigation (map & compass, GPS, visibility restriction - day paddles)
Individual and group responsibilities
Intermediate of Lake Tandem or permission of the Instructor, based on proof of prior learning of equivalent skill and knowledge.
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Canoe Program Committee who is responsible for the development and maintaince of this course.