Training can prevent more kayak deaths: coroner
Last August, 40 year old amateur kayaker Michel Rousseau drowned in the waters off Ile-Aux-Coudres near Baie St-Paul. This week, the coroner's office released the results of the inquest into his death. Quebec City coroner Andree Kronstrom explains her findings. One of the key recommendations is for inexperienced kayakers to get training before they hit the water.
Here is the link to the Quebec canoe and kayak federation (Fédàration Quebecoise du canoe et du kayak).
Here is another link to Transport Canada's guide to sea kayak safety.