Basic Sea Kayaking Skills

pclevel1_sealegs-kayaking-lessonsGain the confidence to paddle safely in deeper waters with Sealegs’ Custom Sea Kayaking Skills Classes.

We customize our lessons to suit your skill level and needs. You choose the competencies you would like to master. Sealegs offers a number of sessions suited to your individual needs both on land and in the water. Design your custom single or group lessons

You can learn:

  • Basic kayak orientation
  • Dock entry
  • Capsize & Recovery with & without a sprayskirt ***recommended for all students
  • Self rescue with & without a paddle float
  • Assisted rescues
  • Kayak etiquette
  • Paddle strokes (forward, back, forward sweep, reverse sweep
    stopping, turning with/out a rudder, sculling, draw stroke)
  • Basic navigation and weather analysis
  • Trip preparation tips and learn how to pack your kayak
  • Safety
  • Equipment overview

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a Sea Kayaking Certificate of Competency

Cost:$85/person per hour plus GST
Price is reduced for semi-private lessons and groups
Location:Sealegs Eco-Adventure Center, Transfer Beach, Ladysmith