Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium September 13-15, 2019

Pre and Post Symspoium Programs

Come Early and Stay later.

There are plenty of options in Nova Scotia for you to enjoy if you are looking for things to do please click on the image above and the Nova Scotia Tourism agency will link you to some great opportunity  to enjoy the province of Nova Scotia.

If you are looking to do more paddling beside at the event please see below. Premier sponsor Committed 2 the Core Sea Kayak Coaching has set up opportunists for people to enjoy the upper part of the Bay of Fundy.

Pre-Symposium Session

Tide Races of the Bay of Fundy

Nova Scotia with us.  During the first two days of the program we will paddle the tidal features created on the Shubenacadie River “The Shubie”. This unique world class paddling environment will surprise and amaze you. Mountains of chocolate brown water will build and accelerate under your kayak as we move inward with the tide.   After two days on the Shubie  we will then head to Brier Island to spend two days paddling the races around Gull Rock and Peter’s Channel.  Brier Island is located in the lower Bay of Fundy and provided plenty of challenging condition for people looking to build confidence and skills in this dynamic environment.

You should be at the BCu 3 Star or Paddle Canada level 2 skills in or equivalent to take part in this program.

Coaches for this program will be Sean Morley, Christophe Lockyer and Jarrod Gunn McQullian

Aim of this program:

  • Personal paddling skills  in tidal environments
  • Tidal race surfing skills
  • Leading groups in tidal environments
  • Advanced boat control
  • Maximizing efficiency in dynamic environments

Program Limit: 10

Includes: Instruction

Excludes: Personal paddling gear,  accommodations and meals

Tide Races of the Bay of Fundy

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Cost

$700


Location

Shubie and Brier Island


Dates

September 18-21

BCU 5 Star Training

uest Coach: Sid Sinfield BCU Level 5 Coach

Limited to 4 people

This award is intended for paddlers who journey on the sea in areas where tidal races, headlands, open crossings, swell and challenging coastlines will be encountered. The award should be accessible to all those people who journey on the sea on a regular basis and should not be seen as the preserve of a few elite performers. Participants must have open water navigation before they can take part in this program

Includes: Instruction

Excludes: Sea kayak, BCU Fees, meals accommodations and personal clothing

Why Choose C2TC?

  • Committed to Rural Communities
  • Small Group Sizes
  • Experienced Staff
  • Knowledge of the area
  • Passion For the Sport
  • Pricing and Location

      Cost: $500  Location: Tusket Island   September 20-21

    Professional Development Day

    Join Special Guest Coaches , Gordon Brown and Sid Sinfiled BCU Level 5 Coaches along with Christopher Lockyer, Erik Ogaard Paddle Canada Senior Instructors for a great day on the water.

    The session is structure to be a fun class room based morning and an afternoon on water session.

    The proposed aims of the program we have designed are:

    • To introduce coaches to certain core coaching process.
    • To expand the coaches range of coaching and teaching styles.
    • To highlight current best practices and demonstrate them effectively
    • To provide coaches with teaching tools and resources which will add to and enhance their programs.
    • Observation and analysis process and improving this skill

    The anticipated overall result is to provide an experience and information that allows and facilitates paddling professionals to understand their teaching styles, to consider new approaches and to perform some self-reflection on their current approaches and the experience and skills that their students take away. It is open to any Paddle Canada  ACA or CKC instructors.

    Includes: Instruction and lunch

    Excludes: Personal paddling gear

    Professional Development Day

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    Cost

    $50


    Location

    Lower Argyle


    Dates

    September 22

    Keep an eye open for more details to come soon

    Post-Symposium Session

     

    Gordon Brown in the Tusket Islands

    This program is aimed at participants who have been paddling for a while and are looking to refine their skills.. During this program you will spend two days in a number of different paddling environments. Flat water, wind, swell and tidal streams. The Tusket Island offer paddlers so many opportunities to explore and play.

    Join this works class sea kayak professional for two great day on the water.

    Limited to 8 people

    Includes: Instruction

    Excluded: accommodations, meals, transport and paddling gear.

    Why Choose C2TC?

    • Committed to Rural Communities
    • Small Group Sizes
    • Experienced Staff
    • Knowledge of the area
    • Passion For the Sport
    • Pricing and Location

        Cost: $500  Location: Tusket Islands    September 26-27

       

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