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Kayak course for yellow paddle pass in Stockholm city

Get a yellow paddle pass with our popular kayak course. The course is divided into two occasions. All occasions start from Långholmen in the middle of central Stockholm. This course gives you all the basics you might need!

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Learn among other things:

Learn effective paddling technique

How to get in and out of a kayak both on a deck and up on land

Safety and rules out at sea

Buddy rescue

Become a confident kayaker

This is the kayak course for those who want to get a good basis in kayaking and at the same time get "Yellow paddle pass". The course is suitable for both beginners and those who have paddled a few times before. In the course we explore different swing techniques, energy-smart forward paddling and get the opportunity to train to rescue a friend who has ended up in the water (comrade rescue).

Our kayak course for Yellow Paddle Pass follows the Swedish Canoe Federation's course arrangement, which is an international standard according to EPP (Euro Paddle Pass). You can therefore expect a well thought-out course with structure and clear goals. You as a participant get all the opportunities to develop and learn all about the basics of kayaking!

Once you have completed the course, you have the knowledge to make day trips in lakes and protected waters in the inner archipelago.


No previous experience or knowledge is required, but you as a participant will receive all the necessary information, coaching and material from us. As our instructors have solid experience in safety and technology, this course also offers the more experienced paddler the opportunity to develop.

We have chosen to divide the course into two different evening sessions. This means that you as a participant can maintain full focus during the course and you get the opportunity to reflect between the different occasions. In addition, you will have the opportunity to train between courses yourself, if there is any part that you find difficult.

Course content and layout:

  1. Lead-led tour in 3 hours
    1. Boarding and disembarkation
    2. Paddling technique
    3. Turning technique
    4. Buddy rescue
    5. Safety instructions
  2. Recommended training
  3. Lead-led tour in 2 hours
    1. Fine-tuning the technique
    2. Practicing more complex swing methods
    3. Buddy rescue
    4. Customizations

1 hour where the group is examined in Yellow Paddle Pass according to EPP

The course always start from Långholmen.

Price: 1990 SEK

For all tours applies:

• Number of participants: max 8 persons, minimum 2 persons
• Maximum weight: 130 kg
• Knowing how to swim is required

Good things to bring:
• Water bottle
• Change of clothes
• Sunscreen
• Sunglasses

When the course is completed with a pass grade, you have reached the "EPP yellow level", which is level two out of a total of five available levels. You then have the opportunity to buy a YELLOW EPP paddle pass for 150 SEK that we will help you order.

We also have continuation courses for green paddle passes, read more about it here!

Seasonal occasions: 2021

NB! The occasions are not rebookable


Time First Second
Kl 18-21 9 Juni 24 Juni


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Find us and get prepared

The kayaking courses start at our rental on Långholmen. Alstaviksvägen 3 is the address, you can park right next to us at Långholmen camping. Please arrive 10 minutes early for check in and some time to prepare the equipment.

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