All our lessons are taught by professionally certified sea kayak guides and are designed with recreational and touring users in mind.

The Basics of Kayaking

This 3 hour course is designed for the novice paddler who would like to try sea kayaking (or would like a review of the basics) and is taught by professionally certified sea kayak guides. No experience is necessary.  Your instructor and all paddling equipment is provided.  Includes: discussion of kayak design and materials, fitting oneself into a kayak, controlling the kayak using basic strokes, efficiency as a paddler, entering and exiting the kayak from a dock or a beach, rudder and skeg systems, safety awareness (including optional wet exit training).

  • $115 per person  based on a minimum of 2 people participating
  • Group Rate- 4 or more: $80.00 per person
  • See “what to bring” list at the bottom of the page for more info
  • Rates do not include taxes or gratuities for the guide.

 

 

Essentials of Sea Kayaking

This 6.5 hour course is designed as an excellent and comprehensive introduction to sea kayaking. No experience is necessary. Your instructor and all paddling equipment is provided.Includes: the basics (same as above), plus wet exits, self-rescues, tandem rescues, outfitting a kayak for touring, and kayak navigation.

  • $165 per person  based on a minimum of 2 people participating
  • Group Rate- 4 or more: $130.00 per person
  • Rates do not include taxes or gratuities for the guide.

 

Rescues Training

 

This 3 hour course is designed for paddlers that would like to refresh or learn sound rescue skills for sea kayaking.  Basic skills (such as those learned in our “Basics of Kayaking” course) are a pre-requisite.  Your instructor and all paddling equipment is provided.  Includes: stroke review, bracing techniques, wet exits, self rescues, and tandem rescues.

  • $115 per person  based on a minimum of 2 people participating
  • Group Rate- 4 or more: $80 per person
  • This course can also be taught in a pool; please inquire for rates
  • Rates do not include taxes or gratuities for the guide

 

 

 


What to Bring to a Kayak Lesson:

  • Shoes that can get wet (old running shoes, aqua shoes, sandals, etc).
  • Swimsuit, Towel and Change of Clothes
  • Water, Lunch and Snacks
  • Sun Block, Sun Glasses, Sun Hat
  • Wetsuits are available for an additional $5