SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide (AOG) Training Course

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Completing this online course is great preparation for succeeding in your SKGABC Assistant Overnight Guide (AOG) Training Course. By front loading key theoretical information, you will learn faster and gain more in-depth knowledge from the in-person part of the course. Be ahead of the game! If you have time and the motivation we suggest you explore the Above and Beyond sections to deepen and broaden your learning. Course topics you will explore include:

  • Leadership and risk management
  • Dealing with food and water
  • Logistics and trip planning
  • Practical navigation techniques
  • Collision regulations
  • About swell, waves, tides and currents and their impact
  • How weather systems are formed and affect you
  • Conservation ethics
  • Tarpology 101
  • How to read and use a marine chart
  • Advanced practical navigation techniques
  • Navigating with a compass and electronic navigation
  • How to calculate tides and currents
  • How to record and interpret marine weather on the VHF radio
  • And much more…
  • Click here to see the detailed lessons you will learn

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course other than the desire to become more knowledgeable about the exciting world of sea kayak guiding.

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