ISKGA Coastal Planning


Course: ISKGA Coastal Planning

Dates: February 23, 2016

Location: Anglesey, North Wales

Cost: £75 non-residential.

Prerequisites: Experience of chartwork and practical navigation.

Note: The information below is an overview of what is covered during the training day and we recommend you access the latest syllabus for reference.

Description: The aim of this one-day classroom based programme is to give participants the necessary tools and tactics to plan and navigate effectively on coastal journeys and multi-day expeditions in moderate ocean conditions.

This module will look at the different navigational systems that exist around the world that a sea kayaker may encounter, in order that they are able to understand the requirements for the areas in which they will be leading others.

This course forms part of the ISKGA Coastal Guide development pathway.

The following aspects will be covered:

• Weather

• Tides and Currents

• Charts and Maps

• Planning Strategies

• Planning Exercises

• Regional Variations

• Expedition Logistics

ISKGA Information: For syllabus details, visit the ISKGA website –

Contact us if you have any questions, queries or want more information about this class.

The UKSGS Team – Mark Tozer & Helen Tozer-Wilson

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