Boating Course Andover MA

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East Coast Yacht Sales
(978) 744-7070
23 Glendale Street
Salem, MA
 
Russo Marine
(866) 723-5514
291 Mystic Avenue
Medford, MA
 
American Marine And Boat Sales, Inc.
(978) 462-2323
115 Water Street
Newburyport, MA
 
Vintage Model Yacht Group
(781) 631-4203
78 East Orchard Street
Marblehead, MA
 
Advantage Yacht Sales
(978) 463-3663
58 Rear Merrimac Street
Newburyport, MA
 
Russo Marine
(781) 395-0050
291 Mystic Avenue
Medford, MA
 
Northrop and Johnson
(978) 921-6600
15 Rantoul Street
Beverly, MA
 
Able Yacht Brokerage
(781) 639-4280
3 Beacon Street
Marblehead, MA
 
Baltic Yachts USA
(401) 846-0300
53 America's Cup Avenue
Newport, RI
 
Sailboats Northeast
(781) 631-4910
20 Doaks Lane At Little Harbor
Marblehead, MA
 

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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