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Sat, Jul 22


Ballard Kayak

Intro to Sea Kayaking

Take a two-part course to level up your kayaking skills with ACA certified guides

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Intro to Sea Kayaking
Intro to Sea Kayaking

Time & Location

Jul 22, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Ballard Kayak, 7901 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117, USA

About the event

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.

Part 1 Classroom session: Held at Gearhouse on Wednesday 19th 6pm-8.30pm

Part 2 Field Session: Leaves from Ballard Kayak docks at Golden Gardens

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

Please Note:

Bring your own kayak or rent a kayak and all necessary gear for $69 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).


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    +$3.50 service fee



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