Netherlands, United Kingdom

Course Content
This module is aimed at British Canoeing Leaders wanting to expand their knowledge and experience in planning and organising expeditions. Decision making for trip planning and organisation starts potentially months ahead of getting on the water. There are many factors in play over the planning timeframe, some are intangible and cannot be changed like the hazards, whilst others, like the selection of the team of paddlers, are within a guide’s control to change and influence.

The course will cover:

  • Pre-trip planning & research
  • Expected weather conditions
  • Water levels/conditions
  • Remoteness; Emergency help available?
  • Travel Arrangement and Political Situation
  • Visas, Vaccinations & Insurance
  • Telephone, Sat-phone and/or SPOT Coverage
  • Dangerous Wildlife
  • Single or Multiday trips
  • Access Situation including permits
  • Experience of the team
  • Physical and psychologically demands
  • Cohesion and developing this approach within a group/team
  • Equipment requirements

Booking a Course

Duration: 2 days
Cost: € 240,- (excluding travel- and accommodation costs and rentals)

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