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Taste of Sea Kayaking
$40.00 – $65.00
Our “Taste of Sea Kayaking” is a 3-hour session where you’ll get an introduction to the kayaks and related equipment, a discussion about how to be safe in area waters, an introduction to basic paddle strokes (going forward, stopping, and turning), and a some on-water paddling in single kayaks in sheltered waters near Bellingham — all conducted and supervised by our trained and experienced instructors.
$40.00 – $60.00
SSKS “Fun Paddles” are fun sea kayaking trips intended for our students who want to practice what they’ve learned in class, while enjoying some time on the water. Fun Paddles aren’t instructional sessions, although Q&A is encouraged.
$145.00 – $200.00
This class is for those with “the basics” understood and done with comfort and will take you into more difficult conditions, including currents, eddies, moderate tide rips, wind waves, and other complex paddling situations. You’ll begin to learn how to “read the water” and successfully paddle your way through with confidence. You might even become addicted to lumpy water!
Entry Level Race Skills
$75.00 – $100.00
This class is for race participants who don’t have previous sea kayak paddling experience or need a refresher to learn basic skills in order to participate. This is a 4 hour class that covers:
1) Essential sea kayak anatomy, along with safe lifting and carrying
2) Life Jackets and Spray Skirts
3) Getting into and out of a kayak
4) Basic paddle strokes (forward, reverse, turning, stopping)
5) Wet Exits and Self Rescue
6) What to expect in the race & race course strategies