Benchmarking event 4-5.5.2016


EPP3 Sea Kayak, WW, OC benchmarking- and assessor training event. All EPP members are welcome.

Event is taking place in Kotka region, eastern part of Finland. About 130km from Helsinki airport. There some are nice class l - ll+ WW venues, gently moving water and beautifull Baltic Sea archipelago. Nice playspots at Kymi-river and camping sites at the archipelago.

We have real target groups for each disipline. We start 4.5. evening by briefing  and planning. Target groups will arrive next day at 10 am. We spend 5-6 hours assessing our target groups, eat packed lunch and come back to accommodation by 4-5 pm. Instructors give some feedback our assessor candidates and we do some group work to get the standards and assessing proces right. Of cource we there will be a real finnish sauna.

After workshops there is no hurry, so it is a great possibility for you to enjoy paddling in beautiful  surroundings another day or two.

Accommodation and transportation from airport and back can be arranged at low cost. Also kayaks and all the other gear is possible to rent. Event cost 50€ each. Accommodation is about 40€ / day Kayaks and other stuff about 30€ / day. Transportation about 40€ from airport to Kotka and back.

Please contact Kai Lindqvist for further information and arrangements.

Moderate moving water for OC.
I - II+ White Water for kayaking.
Beatifull archipelago for Sea Kayak.