Caves & Currents

New for 2020, our Caves & Currents program will take place in St. Martin’s, New Brunswick.  This unique venue is located within the UNESCO Fundy Biosphere Reserve. Participants will have the opportunity to experience and learn in the incredible tides found only on the Bay of Fundy.

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Sea Cave at Low Water near St. Martins, NB  (Photo: Pete Lavigne)

This 3-day skill development adventure is appropriate for paddlers looking to be exposed to rough water paddling conditions and to improve and enhance their rough water boat handling skills while working in the coastal and tidal current environment. We will use multiple classrooms with two of the days focusing on tidal currents and the final day will focus on exploring the coastal ocean environment including sea caves and waves an wind that can be found along the Bay of Fundy coast!

We will cover foundational moving water skills using eddylines, covering safety & rescue and improved boat control in rough water. This program can also provide opportunities for paddlers with experience in rough water looking to broaden upon their skill-set in rough water up to boat handling on a standing wave. This program is suitable for Paddle Canada Level-1 Skills paddlers looking to gain experience in rough water and Paddle Canada Level-2 Skills and above looking to refine their boat handling in conditions. Our small group sessions will allow for customized learning opportunities.

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Aerial View Of One Of Our Tidal Current Venues  (photo: Adam Constantine)

Check out our Program Information Package for all the Details

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Date – July 3-5, 2020

Location – St. Martin’s New Brunswick

Coaches – Jarrod Gunn McQuillan, Peter Lavigne, Adam Constantine

Price – $449+tax

*  To maximize learning and fun this session is limited to only 6 participants

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** If you do not have a kayak and/or kayak related gear please contact us as we have rental options available

Requirements:

  • Helmet
  • Paddlers are expected to have previous paddling experience at or above Paddle Canada Level 1 standard
  • Comfortable with wet-exits, rescue skills and swimming

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Amazing Classroom with Coastal Setting  (Photo: Adam Constantine)
All of our programs are lead by experienced Paddle Canada certified instructors