ISKA Symposium 2018

This year’s ISKA symposium will be in Schull, Co Cork on 5-7 October, 2018. The provisional agenda for the symposium is as follows:

Friday 5 October
18:00-22:00 Registration open at Harbour Hotel

Saturday 6 October
07:30 Breakfast
09:30 Briefing
10:30 Morning session/full day session on the water
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Afternoon session on the water
17:30 All sessions return
19:00 AGM
20:00 Dinner
22:00 Presentation(s)

Sunday 7 October
07:30 Breakfast
09:30 Briefing
10:30 Morning session/full day session on the water
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Any afternoon session on the water

There will be the usual selection of sessions, for example:

  • Incident management
  • Forward paddling
  • Greenland rolling
  • Leadership and seamanship
  • Moving water/tide races
  • Coastal navigation and/or open water navigation
  • Rock hopping
  • Surfing
  • VHF course
  • Full day paddle
  • Half day paddle

With special thanks to Jon Hynes of Kinsale OEC, we also hope to have a sea kayak orienteering event on the Saturday. The islands of Roaringwater Bay provide an ideal location of such an event. This will be a fun event for teams of three with spot prizes. If you happen to improve your map reading and navigation, that will be a bonus!

Please complete and return the BOOKING FORM to reserve your place. See booking form for payment details. If you have any questions, email iskasymp@gmail.com.