Sea Kayak Introduction Course

Short Description

Ever wanted to try out kayaking? Experience the joy of kayaking in our beginner-friendly sea kayaks on our introductory course in the heart of Oslo. We will teach you the basic techniques as well as what and how to use the equipment. An introduction course for 3 hours is a good start if you’re considering a full 2-day grunnkurs / fundamentals course.

You Will Learn:

  • Efficient forward paddling

  • Turning stroke

  • Side stroke

  • How to rescue your buddy

Course Details

What's Included

1. Everything you need to paddle: a sea kayak, paddle and paddling equipment. 2. Våttkort paddle certificate after the course. 3. Loads of fun!

We Recommend That You Bring

Sunglasses. Sunscreen.
Water bottle. Thermal underwear (synthetic or wool). Towel.

Where & When

The course takes 3 hours, starting at 17.00 and ending at 20.00 We meet at Sollerudstranda in Lysaker (see map).

Course Summary

Course runs at 17.00-20.00

Our NPF (Norsk Padleforbund) certified instructors, will teach you about safety, forward paddling, manoeuvring and rescues. After completing the course, you will receive the NPF Våttkort, and you can officially call yourself a sea kayak paddler!

We will cover techniques like:

  • Efficient forward paddling
  • Sweep stroke
  • Draw stroke
  • How to rescue your buddy