This course is an extension of our Level 1 program with the goal of, by the end of the course, to be confident paddling a surfski in rough water with proper technique and balance. This course is also open to paddlers who are looking for a refresher course in surfski technique. The ten sessions will cover: - Improving stroke technique - Being comfortable paddling in rough water - Working with boat traffic in False Creek - Learning to read the wind, weather, tides and confidently paddle in these conditions. - Basic paddling safety - Review of how to taking care club equipment Prerequisites: - Must be a member of the FCRCC club. - Previous paddling experience is not needed, but recommended - A paddler must at comfortable being in the water Equipment: - Have completed Adult Surfski – Level 1 or equivalent. - Club boats will be available for participants to use.