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Ocean Safety – Know Your Limits

Beginners in any new pursuit or activity climb quickly upthe confidence curve, whether or not they have the skills or the knowledge of whatever it is they are learning. This has become known globally as the Dunning-Kruger effect and is graphed as a competence to confidence curve. Once you have an understanding of this phenomena, …

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Ocean Safety – waves & tides

Water, the most incredible substance on earth covers over 70% of the planet’s surface. And because of ‘surface tension,’ it has the ability to produce waves that circle the entire globe, and rise up to hundreds of feet tall. It also is in one continuous ocean totally interconnected, so moves with the gravitational pull of …

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Ocean Safety – Weather

The weather is the single most important topic you need to know if you are going to have anything to do with the ocean. The weather has the power to turn the sea into a raging foam in minutes. It has the ability to close out the sun or to oveer heat you. It is …

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Ocean Safety – Sit On Top kayak

The ocean is a dynamic environment that, to the uneducated, can change without notice from being a benign, calm enjoyable swimming pool into a raging monster of immense power with frightening consequences. This course provides the knowledge required for the beginner (or more advanced) Sit On Top (SOT) kayaker to plan their day on the …

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Ocean Safety – Sea Kayak

The ocean is a dynamic environment that, to the uneducated, can change without notice from being a benign, calm enjoyable swimming pool into a raging monster of immense power with frightening consequences. This course provides the knowledge required for the beginner (or more advanced) sea kayaker to plan their day on the ocean without fear …

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