Want to Become an Instructor?

Want to Become an Instructor?

A Brief Guide to ACA Instructor Certification We often get asked about instructor certification and so we thought we should try to explain the process as briefly as we can. The ACA website has a wealth of information on it but it may appear overwhelming for those that...
Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium – 2017

Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium – 2017

Experiencing the largest tidal range in the world is reason enough for any sea kayaker to want to attend ‘Fundy’. And running the tidal bore on the Shubenacadie River or playing on one of a multitude of tide races that scour the south-eastern shore of Nova Scotia is...
Coach’s Tip #8 – gnilddaP Backwards!

Coach’s Tip #8 – gnilddaP Backwards!

By Sean Morley Seriously, why do I need to know how to paddle backwards? I’ve spent my whole life working on my forward stroke, and now you want me to paddle backwards? If I wanted to go backwards I’d be a rower! These thoughts went through my mind as I...

Coach’s Tip #3 – The Extended Paddle Roll

By Sean Morley The kayak roll is a fundamental skill for an advanced paddler and once you have acquired a solid combat roll, you will have the confidence to paddle with friends in the most challenging of conditions. First learn to roll with a professional instructor...