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You are looking at a preview of what’s in the timed ACA Online Paddlesports Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Course Completion Certificate.

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  • Bailer or pump for kayaks with interior compartments
  • Bungee cords
  • Dry storage bags
  • Duct tape
  • Extra drinking water
  • Extra paddle
  • First-aid kit
  • Flares or other distress signals
  • Flashlight or lantern
  • Glasses strap to keep your eyeglasses from falling off
  • Insect repellent
  • Knife
  • Matches
  • Nose clip
  • Paddle leash to keep a dropped paddle from floating away
  • Repair kit
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Throw bag that contains a length of rope you can attach to your paddlecraft and throw to a capsized swimmer