Sea Kayak Instruction & Rolling

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HALF DAY INSTRUCTION – $75/person $60/person for groups of two or more

FULL DAY INSTRUCTION – $150/person $125/person for groups of two or more

ONE HOUR PRIVATE ROLLING LESSON – $55 individual or $75 for two people

RESERVATIONS – offered daily. Call 1 (707) 329-0085 or email reservations@kayaktrinidad.com to schedule your custom lesson.

Sharing the experience of ocean paddling with others is our passion. Kayak Trinidad believes the foundation of a life long relationship with the sea begins with skill building. With a decade of professional experience teaching sea kayaking, we can help you achieve your goals of safe and efficient coastal exploration with quality instruction.

No matter  where you’re at in your skill development, Kayak Trinidad will customize your lesson curriculum to address your needs. Half day and full day instruction is available, as well as private rolling lessons. A progression of skills is listed for reference below.

SKILL DEVELOPMENT – BEGINNER

  • What to bring, where & when to go
  • Safe launching & landing in flatwater
  • Efficient forward & reverse paddling
  • Turning, pivoting, stopping
  • Moving sideways
  • Edging & directional control
  • Wet Exits & assisted re entries

SKILL DEVELOPMENT – INTERMEDIATE

  • Bracing, sculling, edging
  • Draws, pries, rudders
  • Stroke refinement
  • Rescues & towing
  • Rolling
  • Re enter & roll
  • Paddling in conditions
  • Coastal navigation & tidal planning
  • Weather reading & seamanship

SKILL DEVELOPMENT – ADVANCED

  • Surf zone launching & landing
  • Kayak surfing
  • Rock gardening
  • Advanced safety & rescue