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Paddling 101:

You've just taken a sea kayak class and are all pumped up about learning more? Hopefully the videos below will help you out. These are some of the best instructional videos I've come across on Youtube.

Video: How to Paddle - Flatwater Kayaking
Description: Great tutorial on the forward stroke.
Author: kanoistikav

Video: Kayaking Spray Skirt
Description: Learn how a kayak spray skirt is put on and taken off.

You'll want to see their method for taking off the skirt should you accidentally tuck the grab loop inside and then capsize -this happened to me once, sure wish I had seen this video beforehand.

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Author: expertvillage

Video: How To "Peel Out" From An Eddy In Kayaking
Description: Nice demonstration of how to peel-out out of an eddy.

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Author: ExpertVillage

Video: High Brace
Description: Great demonstration of the high brace.
Author: HeMeKoulutus(Youtube)

Video: Hand Of God Rescue
Description: Technique used to right a fellow kayaker's boat after they have capsized. Typically used in a situation where the kayaker has gone unconscious or is injured.
Author: touringkayaks(Youtube)

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