Sea Kayak Classes

Gain all the knowledge and skills you will need from our certified instructors to allow you to take your kayaking to the next level. From a one day course, designed to shore up basic skills, to a full two day learning experience, we have a course that suits your needs. Our certified instructors are knowledgeable, passionate and eager to help you gain the skills needed to explore the world's waters safely. 

Introduction to Kayaking

Half day, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM: $95/person


Did you recently purchase a new kayak and want to take it for a test drive and learn to paddle it with confidence and control? Introduction to Kayaking is a half day course with our ACA certified instructors to teach people new to kayaking to safely and enjoyably kayak on lakes, calm protected ocean environments, and other flatware settings. 


Topics covered: 

• Equipment and fitting 

• Basic kayaking strokes and maneuvers 

• Essentials of planning your own trip 


Bring your own kayak for the half day course. Wet suit or dry suit and other personal accessories are required, but not included in the course fee (let us know if you need help sourcing any gear).

Sea Kayaking Fundamentals

Full day, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM: $125/person


Sea Kayaking Fundamentals is a one-day jump start into the world of sea kayaking or an effective way to prepare for paddling season. Taught by our ACA certified instructors, this course will teach you the kayaking strokes, maneuvers, and rescue techniques to be safe and efficient while on the water. 


Topics covered: 

• Kayaking strokes and maneuvers 

• Strokes and maneuvers refinement 

• Personal and partner rescue techniques 

• Wet exits and re-entry 

• Water-based navigation 

• Planning your own sea kayaking trip 


Bring your own kayak or rent a kayak and all necessary gear for $50 for the full day course. Wet suit or dry suit and other personal accessories are required, but not included in the rental (let us know if you need help sourcing any gear).

Sea Kayaking All-Star Strokes & Efficiency

Full day, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM: $125/person


Are you experienced in kayaking and want to take your skills up a notch? Whether it be paddling more challenging conditions or longer distances, this full day course builds off the skills acquired in our Sea Kayaking Fundamentals course. Graduates of our Fundamentals course or those considering themselves an experienced kayaker are welcome to attend this  course. Taught by our ACA certified instructors, this course will teach you new skills, refine your kayaking strokes and maneuvers, and provide you with noticeable improvement in boat control and confidence on the water. You will also learn activities to take home and practice on your own. 


Topics covered: 

• Refining your forward stroke and turning strokes 

• Low braces / High braces 

• Low brace turn / high brace turn 

• Draw strokes 

• Ruddering strokes 

• Sculling 

• Side slip 


Bring your own kayak or rent a kayak and all necessary gear for $50 for the one-day course. Wet suit or dry suit and other personal accessories are required, but not included in the rental (let us know if you need help sourcing any gear).

Sea Kayak Rolling

Half day, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM: $95/person


Rolling a kayak is an essential skill for aspiring intermediate and advanced sea kayakers. Sea Kayak Rolling is a one-day course aimed to help you execute your first kayak roll or refine your current technique. Taught by our ACA certified instructors, this course will teach you the building blocks to a reliable and repeatable kayak roll as well as skills on to feel more balanced and stable in your kayak. 


Topics covered: 

• Edging 

• Low brace / high brace 

• T rescues 

• Sweep roll 

• C-to-C roll 

• On-side vs. off-side rolls 

• Injury prevention 


Bring your own kayak or rent a kayak and all necessary gear for $50 for the one-day course. Wet suit or dry suit and other personal accessories are required, but not included in the rental (let us know if you need help sourcing any gear).

Sea Kayak 1-On-1 Private Lesson

Full day, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM: $250

Half day, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM:  $125


Do you prefer private coaching or a custom curriculum to meet your kayaking goals? Contact us to schedule a 1-on-1 private lesson with one of our ACA certified instructors. We offer beginner, intermediate, and advanced level instruction. 


Examples include: 

• Strokes and maneuvers refinement 

• Kayak rolling 

• Personal and partner rescue techniques 

• Coastal navigation 

• Training for an ACA instructor certification

Sea Kayaking Custom Group Class

Price varies


Do you and a group of friends or family members want a class structured around your personal sea kayaking goals? Contact us and set up a custom group class with our ACA certified instructors.