Kanotkungen

Kayak beginner course

ABOUT THE BEGINNER COURSE:
A day of training for the yellow paddle pass. You will learn the basics of maneuvering your kayak. We meet at 9:00 a.m. at Kanotkungen in Åkers Styckebruk. We finish at 4:00 p.m. At the end of the day, you can receive certification for the yellow paddle pass.

Dates:
6 June, June 13, June 17, 20 June, July 22 & July 23

The moment that you will learn during this course:

  • Lift, carry, go in and out of the kayak
  • Efficient technique for paddling forward
  • Backwards paddling
  • Stop the kayak
  • Turn with sweep strokes
  • Behavior in nature in Sweden
  • Buddy rescue
  • Self rescue

The price:
6 participants, 2150 kr /person.
Requirement: you must be able to swim 200 meters.

Included:
– kayak, paddle, life jacket, spray skirt
– water proof bag
– cold vegetarian lunch

You need to take with you:
– a bottle of water with you
– a complete change, towel
– something to eat from the kayak (banana or cakes…)
– hat
– sunglasses
– gloves that can be wet
– shoes that can be wet
– comfortable trousers (tights or shorts)
– a jacket for wind protection and warm clothes depending on the weather

At least 2 participants fore the course to take place.

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The instructor:
Francois Herrault will be your instructor.
Francois is an experienced instructor and guide, educated and certified by the Swedish Canoe Association. Francois has experienced of teaching beginners in the fundaments of sea kayaking as well as of coaching advanced paddlers in challenging environments.

– 12 years of paddling in the Stockholm archipelago
– 8 years of leading groups and teaching kayak at all levels
– certified as a kayak leader level 1 and 2 with the Swedish Canoe Association
– certified as a kayak leader level 1 and 2 with the great Swedish outdoor association: Friluftsfrämjandet
– owner of the red European Paddle Pass
– teaches and examines paddlers at levels yellow, green and blue

 

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Marvikarna – Trosa 3 – 4 days

3 days: Suitable for experienced paddlers
4 days: Suitable for everyone; more time for nature experiences

Starts: 10-11 am Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk. Park your car with us and paddle to Trosa.

Ends: 2.30-3.30 pm Trosa. We will meet you and pick up our equipment, and one driver per group will be transported back to Kanotkungen.

You can rent only the canoe or include camping equipment. See prices below.

Canoe only includes: Canoe(s), life jackets, paddles and equipment for land transport.

Things to consider: Bring water (cannot be filled up at the starting place!), toilet paper, first aid kit, clothes according to the weather and any food you want to eat.

Camping equipment includes: Tent, portable stove with LPG, sleeping mat, waterproof packing bag, 10-litre water can (filled) and toilet paper.

Boka paddling

Marvikarna – Trosa

ATTENTION!! From 24-08 due to dam repair, it is not possible to book Trosa as the final destination. ATTENTION!!

3 days: Suitable for experienced paddlers
4 days: Suitable for everyone; more time for nature experiences

Starts: 10-11 am Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk. Park your car with us and paddle to Trosa.

Ends: 2.30-3.30 pm Trosa. We will meet you and pick up our equipment, and one driver per group will be transported back to Kanotkungen.

Marvikarna – Gnesta 2 – 4 days

SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE.

2 days: More demanding and less time to enjoy nature
3 days: Nice paddling with time to experience nature
4 days: Time to fish, swim, discover nature and socialise

Starts: 10-11 am Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk. Park your car with us and paddle to Gnesta.

Ends: 4-5 pm Gnesta. We will meet you and pick up our equipment, and one driver per group will be transported back to Kanotkungen.

You can rent only the canoe or include camping equipment. See prices below.

Canoe only includes: Canoe(s), life jackets, paddles and equipment for land transport.

Things to consider: Bring water (cannot be filled up at the starting place!), toilet paper, first aid kit, clothes according to the weather and any food you want to eat.

Camping equipment includes: Tent, portable stove with LPG, sleeping mat, waterproof packing bag, 10-litre water can (filled) and toilet paper.

Boka paddling

Marvikarna – Gnesta

SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE.

2 days: More demanding and less time to enjoy nature
3 days: Nice paddling with time to experience nature
4 days: Time to fish, swim, discover nature and socialise

Starts: 10-11 am Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk. Park your car with us and paddle to Gnesta.

Ends: 4-5 pm Gnesta. We will meet you and pick up our equipment, and one driver per group will be transported back to Kanotkungen.

Marvikarna – Vagnhärad 3 – 4 days

SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE.

3 days: Suitable for everyone; nice paddling with time to experience nature
4 days: Time for fishing, swimming, discovering nature and socialising

Starts: 10-11 am Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk. Park your car with us.

Ends: 3-4 pm We will meet you and pick up our equipment, and one driver per group will be transported back to Kanotkungen.

You can rent only the canoe or include camping equipment. See prices below.

Canoe only includes: Canoe(s), life jackets, paddles and equipment for land transport.

Things to consider: Bring water (cannot be filled up at the starting place!), toilet paper, first aid kit, clothes according to the weather and any food you want to eat.

Camping equipment includes: Tent, portable stove with LPG, sleeping mat, waterproof packing bag, 10-litre water can (filled) and toilet paper.

Boka paddling

Marvikarna – Vagnhärad

SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE.

3 days: Suitable for everyone; nice paddling with time to experience nature
4 days: Time for fishing, swimming, discovering nature and socialising

Starts: 10-11 am Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk. Park your car with us.

Ends: 3-4 pm We will meet you and pick up our equipment, and one driver per group will be transported back to Kanotkungen.

Nykvarn – Marvikarna 2 – 4 days

SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE BUT SLIGHTLY MORE DEMANDING LAND TRANSPORT.

2 days: Suitable for experienced paddlers
3 days: Nice paddling with time to experience nature
4 days: Time to fish, swim, discover nature and socialise

Starts: Passengers and equipment are left at Hökmossbadet, Nykvarn, before 11 am. One car driver (per car) goes to Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk where you park the car(s). We will meet up there 12-12.30 pm and drive you back to Hökmossbadet.

Ends: Marvikarna. You paddle back to where your cars are waiting for you.

You can rent only the canoe or include camping equipment. See prices below.

Canoe only includes: Canoe(s), life jackets, paddles and equipment for land transport.

Things to consider: Bring water (cannot be filled up at the starting place!), toilet paper, first aid kit, clothes according to the weather and any food you want to eat.

Camping equipment includes: Tent, portable stove with LPG, sleeping mat, waterproof packing bag, 10-litre water can (filled) and toilet paper.

Boka paddling

Nykvarn – Marvikarna

Nykvarn – Marvikarna 2 – 4 days

SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE BUT SLIGHTLY MORE DEMANDING LAND TRANSPORT.

2 days: Suitable for experienced paddlers
3 days: Nice paddling with time to experience nature
4 days: Time to fish, swim, discover nature and socialise

Starts: Passengers and equipment are left at Hökmossbadet, Nykvarn, before 11 am. One car driver (per car) goes to Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk where you park the car(s). We will meet up there 12-12.30 pm and drive you back to Hökmossbadet.

Ends: Marvikarna. You paddle back to where your cars are waiting for you.

Marvikarna 1 – 4 days

SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE.

1 day: Suitable for everyone; paddle in Marvikarna
2 days: Time to enjoy Marvikarna
3 days: Time to fish, swim, discover nature and socialise
4 days: Paddle through Marvikarna and continue into Klämmingen and back

One-day paddlers:

Starts: 9-10 am Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk
Ends: 5 pm Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk

Multi-day paddlers:

Starts: 10-11 am Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk
Ends: 5 pm Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk

You park at Kanotkungen.

You can rent only the canoe or include camping equipment. See prices below.

Canoe only includes: Canoe(s), life jackets, paddles and equipment for land transport.

Things to consider: Bring water (cannot be filled up at the starting place!), toilet paper, first aid kit, clothes according to the weather and any food you want to eat.

Camping equipment includes: Tent, portable stove with LPG, sleeping mat, waterproof packing bag, 10-litre water can (filled) and toilet paper.

Boka paddling

Marvikarna

SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE.

1 day: Suitable for everyone; paddle in Marvikarna
2 days: Time to enjoy Marvikarna
3 days: Time to fish, swim, discover nature and socialise
4 days: Paddle through Marvikarna and continue into Klämmingen and back

One-day paddlers:

Starts: 9-10 am Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk
Ends: 5 pm Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk

Multi-day paddlers:

Starts: 10-11 am Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk
Ends: 5 pm Kanotkungen Åkers Styckebruk