Dry Land Clinics

These dryland clinics can be taught outdoors in the summer season.  In the off season these clinics are taught indoors in the evenings or on the weekends.
 

Tides and Currents Clinic – $35.00/person

Take a 3 hour clinic to understand how the moon and sun affect the tides and cause the always changing currents.  You will learn to use the Tide tables to calculate the sea level at any given time and know when to navigate through a narrow passage. You will plan a day trip taking into account the currents and the tides to match your skills with the water conditions.

 

Charts & Compass Clinic – $35.00/person

Take a 3 hour clinic on how to use a Compass along with a Marine Chart.  You will learn how to plot a course for a day trip in an unfamiliar areas using the compass and charts.  Learning to navigate is a way to always stay ‘found’.

 

Weather Clinic – $35.00/person

Take a 3 hour Clinic on Weather and learn what causes our weather here on the BC coast.  Wind is the single biggest factor when you decide to go for a paddle.  Taking this clinic will teach you how to predict the weather based on what you see and the marine weather report.  You will also learn how to use your VHF radio to understand what the weather might be tomorrow or the next day.

 

 

Dryland Training

These Dryland Clinics are for you to gain a greater understanding of the safety issues while kayaking here on the BC coast.

Private Lessons

Private Lessons

Private Lessons are taught one on one and you decide what skills that you would like to be taught. You can chose one of the on-water clinics or just review some of the basic paddle strokes that you feel need some improvement. I charge $75 per hour for a private...

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Rolling Lessons

Rolling Lessons

Your rolling lesson begins with learning the mechanics of the roll using a float for support.  Once you have the mechanics of the roll the paddle is introduced.  The mechanics of the roll are still the same but now you use the paddle for support during the finishing...

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Basic Intro to Sea Kayaking

  Basic Kayak Skills training is the starting point of your Sea Kayaking journey. The purpose of this class is to teach you how to paddle as effortlessly as possible while keeping the kayak going in a straight line.  Starting at the beach we will begin teaching...

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