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Washington Sailing Marina and Boat Rentals
(703) 548-9027
1 Marina Dr
Alexandria, VA
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Washington Sailing Marina

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Tidal Basin Boat House
(202) 479-2426
1501 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC
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Tidal Basin Boat House

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American Recreation Coalition
(202) 682-9530
1225 New York Ave NW # 450
Washington, DC
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American Recreation Coalition

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Boat Us Boat Finance & Doc
(703) 461-2843
880 S Pickett St
Alexandria, VA
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Boat Us Marine Center
(703) 823-9555
880 S Pickett St
Alexandria, VA
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Capital Yacht Charters
(202) 554-0677
1300 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC
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Capital Yacht Charters

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Jack's Boats
(202) 337-9642
3500 K St NW
Washington, DC
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Jack's Boats

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Boat House At Fletcher's Cove
(202) 244-0461
4940 Canal Rd NW
Washington, DC
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Boat House At Fletcher's Cove

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Boat America Associates Marine Distributors
(703) 370-4202
884 S Pickett St
Alexandria, VA
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Gallagher Marine Systems
(703) 836-1130
635 Slaters Ln
Alexandria, VA
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Madawaska Helps Launch New Kayak Instructor Program in Canada

Madawaska Helps Launch New Kayak Instructor Program in Canada


Common Ground: Canadian Kayak
instructors are now coming
together under one program.

"This new program is good for whitewater kayaking in Canada..."

The Madawaska Kanu Centre has long had a coveted stamp of approval when it comes to kayak instruction. Learn or teach there and your status rises like the Ottawa in spring. Now the paddling school is taking its paddling pedigree nationwide.

This spring, in conjunction with Paddle Canada and Canoe/Kayak Canada, the school is helping launch a new Whitewater Kayak Instructor/Leader Program across Canada. Existing Instructor Trainers from recognized Instructor Programs will be asked to attend a two-day re-certification session to be "grandfathered" into this new CKC Whitewater Program. These newly named "Learning Facilitators" will then re-cert existing Instructors in their provincial and territorial regions to get on board.

"It's taken 10 years to reach this goal - to have one national whitewater kayak instructor program in Canada," says MKC's Claudia Van Wijk. "Paddle Canada agreed to merge its River Kayak Program into the new CKC structure, and partner with CKC at the national level. The new program has been built within the coaching association of Canada/Sports Canada model - the same for all Olympic Sports in Canada - with three distinct pillars: coaching, instructor and leader."

Still in the works are steps to ensure that NCCP values and ...

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