Sea Kayak Basic Skills

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Date:2023: Please see description or click 'book now'
Duration:1 day
2023: Please see description or click 'book now'

Enter the world of kayaking thinking safety first! What better way than to spend it on the Salish Sea in the Southern Gulf Islands of BC!

This one day beginner course is suitable for those who have never kayaked and feel like they could become passionate about freedom of movement on any lake or ocean!


This Paddle Canada sanctioned sea kayak skills course involves an introduction to various topics, including but not limited to:


Correct Paddling Technique

Assisted Re-Entry Techniques

Controlled Wet Exit

Kayak Parts/Styles and Safety Gear



Tides & Currents


Injury Prevention


Please see the Paddle Canada website for a full course syllabus.


Cost is $160 + GST for the course and certification, plus $50 kayak and safety gear rental option (wetsuit included).  Drysuits are available for rent for $50.


2023 Dates: 

April 1
April 29
May 6
May 20
June 16
July 8
July 22
Aug 5


Meeting Point:

Port Browning
4605 Oak Rd,
Pender Island


Please read the following waivers which will need to be signed at checkin.



50% deposit due upon booking.  Balance due 30 days prior to scheduled course date. 50% refund if cancelled 15-30 days prior to course start date.