September 2018

Foundation Skills #3: Day Touring & Advanced Maneuvers

2018-06-22T02:10:06-04:00September 8th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , |

This is the third and final session in our Foundation Skills series. We will focus on using strokes and maneuvers to control the action of our boat. During this session we'll add a few new strokes to your toolbox - looking at the rudder, pry and draw to move the boat in different dimensions and to [...]

August 2018

July 2018

Foundation Skills #1: Strokes and Maneuvers

2018-06-22T02:06:15-04:00July 1st, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , |

The first part of our Kayak Foundation Skills series. During this 3-hour clinic, we will focus on key strokes used to maneuver your kayak - we'll cover the forward stroke, forward and reverse sweep, stern rudder (for going straight) and stern pry (for turning your kayak). Good stroke fundamentals provide a foundation for all other [...]

October 2017

Foundation Skills: Day Touring & Advanced Maneuvers

2017-09-06T14:53:52-04:00October 1st, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , , |

This is the third and final session in our Foundation Skills series. We will focus on using strokes and maneuvers to control the action of our boat. During this session we'll add a few new strokes to your toolbox - looking at the rudder, pry and draw to move the boat in different dimensions and to [...]

September 2017

Braces, Rescues & Rolling

2017-09-06T15:18:43-04:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , |

Join us for this 3-hour clinic on Walden Pond to work on safety and rescue techniques. The purpose of this clinic is to get people more comfortable with their boats and more confident in their skills both above and below the water. We'll work on taking the boat to the edge of capsize - and beyond! [...]

August 2017

Foundation Skills: Bracing and Rescues

2017-07-28T05:05:30-04:00August 13th, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , |

The second part of our Kayak Foundation Skills series. During this 3-hour clinic, we will focus on two critical foundation skills - preventing a capsize (bracing) and getting a capsized paddler back in to his boat (rescues). We will introduce and explore the low brace, high brace and sculling. We will work on a variety [...]

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