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Canoe Lakewater - Advanced Tandem

  • 16 Mar 2024
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • VCKC Clubhouse


  • Club members who are paying course at VCKC for the first time. You will be invoiced and payment requested 14 days prior to the course.
  • For members who have previously taken this course at VCKC. Members paying for the course will have priority.


Canoe Lakewater - Advanced Tandem

This course is $40. Please register online now to secure your spot. You will not pay until two weeks before the course date when you receive an email reminder and invoice.

If the course is full, add your name to the waitlist. We will add another course when numbers warrant. 

Refine your skills and teamwork to quickly and efficiently paddle a tandem canoe in any direction. Master linking paddling manoeuvres together smoothly and efficiently to enhance your ability and enjoyment of canoeing. 

Topics include:

    Running and regular sideslips

    Extended straight line paddling

    Sharp forward & reverse turns

    Bracing strokes

    Advanced tandem rescues (Wet/Dry suit recommended)

    Ropes and knots

    Canoe repair

    Handling wind and waves

Our certified instructors deliver the Recreational Canoeing Association of British Columbia’s (RCABC) Advanced Tandem course in a full-day session normally held on the Gorge waterway near the VCKC clubhouse.

All canoeing gear can be provided, however you are encouraged to bring your own equipment if you have it.

PREREQUISITE – RCABC Canoe Lakewater Basic Tandem.   You must be a club member to take a course, you will not be able to register until you have logged into the website.

Course-specific details will be sent by the instructor one week before the course.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact the VCKC Canoe Program Director

Canoe Program Director


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