Sea Kayak Essentials is an excellent instructional DVD for sea kayakers of all abilities looking to develop their paddling skills in open water sea conditions.
Focusing on solid foundations for advanced performance, clearly-structured chapters introduce 5 essentials of boat speed, angle and trim; body position, stroke linking, core skills of forward paddling, balancing and turning, use of the skeg and boat awareness exercises.
Applied skills chapters include: open water forward paddling, moving water skills, tide race paddling, rock hopping and surfing skills.
The DVD also includes tide race paddling skills from Cackle TV’s “This is the Sea 3”, plus superb footage of sea kayak surfing in the large clean waves of Hell’s Mouth, North Wales.
Sea Kayak Essentials is presented and performed by Nick Cunliffe, an active and experienced BCU level 5 sea kayak coach.
For sea kayakers wishing to paddle comfortably in windy/rough conditions, learn moving water skills, develop tide race and surfing techniques – this DVD will help you to gain effective kayaking skills in all sea conditions.
With over 110 minutes of high quality footage in inspiring North Wales locations and expert instruction from one of the UK’s leading sea kayak coaches, Sea Kayak Essentials is a must-have resource for all sea kayakers.