Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning
This Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning course is designed for paddlers carrying out coastal journeys including islands up to 2 nautical miles offshore in areas of tidal movement up to up to 2 knots and winds of up to force 4.
Through a number of practical planning exercises the training provides candidates with the tools to plan and navigate efficiently in moderate sea environment
For the Course Documents, please visit the British Canoeing Awarding Body website.
The aim of this course is to give paddlers the tools to plan and navigate effectively on coastal journeys in moderate sea conditions. This will include the following aspects:
The Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning course is delivered in eight hours of teaching time, over one day or several modules.
Whilst this is a theory-based course the intention is that it is highly practical and candidates will participate in a variety of practical planning exercises.
Attendance Certificates are issued to successful candidates by British Canoeing following a recommendation from the course provider, subject to the following Certification fees:
- £5 for members
- £10 for non-members