3 Star Open Canoe Syllabus. – Aim Successful performance at this level indicates that a candidate can consider themselves as an intermediate open canoe paddler rather than a beginner.
The candidate having demonstrated personal competence in paddling open water in wind conditions of Beaufort Force 3 and on grade 1 moving water as part of a led group.
Assessment Prerequisites. – Provide evidence of at least 3 different open canoe journeys, of about 3 hours duration (10Km) each; at least 1 of these needs to be in an open water environment, and 1 on a river trip.
A consistent British Canoeing 2 Star standard of performance in an open canoe is required for anyone starting to work towards the British Canoeing 3 Star Open Canoe Award; it is recommended that the candidate holds the British Canoeing 2 Star Award.
The ability to swim confidently in the open water and river environment, wearing normal paddling clothes
Certification fee for successful candidates – BC Members £12.00. BC Non-Members £25.00.Book Now