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Vashon Island Kayak Co
(206) 463-9257
PO Box 2957
Vashon, WA
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Vashon Island Kayak Co

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Sea Wolf Boat Sales
(206) 935-1661
1661 Harbor Ave SW
Seattle, WA
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Sea Wolf Boat Sales

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NorthWest Outdoor Center
(206) 281-9694
2100 Westlake Ave
Seattle, WA
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NorthWest Outdoor Center

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Moss Bay Rowing, Kayaking and Sailing Center
(805) 497-6248
1001 Fairview Ave N
Seattle, WA
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Moss Bay Rowing, Kayaking and Sailing Center

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Center For Wooden Boats
(206) 382-2628
1010 Valley St
Seattle, WA
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Center For Wooden Boats

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Gig Harbor Rent-A-Boat
(253) 858-7341
8829 N Harborview Dr
Gig Harbor, WA
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Gig Harbor Rent-A-Boat

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Alki Kayak Tours
(206) 953-0237
1660 Harbor Avenue SW
Seattle, WA
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Alki Kayak Tours

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The Electric Boat Co
(206) 223-7476
2046 Westlake Ave N. Suite 102
Seattle, WA
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The Electric Boat Co

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Pleasure Craft Marina
(253) 858-2350
3215 Harborview Dr
Gig Harbor, WA
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Pleasure Craft Marina

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Northwest Marine Charters Inc
(206) 283-3040
1500 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, WA
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Northwest Marine Charters Inc

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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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