Sea Kayaking 116, Greenland Boat Handling Intro.

NOTICE: Due to changes in WA State taxation of recreational services, lessons and lesson rentals are now charged tax rates based on lesson locations. To comply, lesson tuitions and rental fees now include the associated tax. Once Kayak Academy has processed your lesson registration, you will recieve a sales reciept or invoice detailing the lesson tuition and tax collected.

Lesson tuition with no rental: $ 150.00 USD
Optional Sea Kayak Rental Fee: $ 15.00 USD

For current selection, your total with tax: $ 165.00 USD


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This is an introduction to boat control with a Greenland Paddle. Find out the history of the paddle and kayak design and see for yourself the incredible contribution this traditional method has made to our current method of paddling! Learn strokes with a traditional Greenland (stick) paddle, including the canted forward stroke and the sliding stroke. Progress into efficient maneuvering strokes and bracing that will help you avoid a capsize and prepare you to roll.


Location: Tibbett's Beach, Lake Sammamish State Park (map) (April-Sept)
Instructor: Dubside
Duration: 3 Hours
Class Size: 2 - 5 people
Tuition: $150.00

Paddle Rental: $15.00 limited availability Greenland Paddle.

Dry Suit Rental: included in lesson
Kayak Rental: $15.00/day plus tax, delivered to the lesson. Choice item for class with or without kayak rental  (Includes Brit or Dane/Greenland style kayak, spray-skirt, PFD, bilge pump, paddle float, and paddle)
Parking: A Washington State Discover Pass ($30/yr.) or $10 Day Use Fee is required to drive into the State Park. Passes may be purchased from machine at park entrance or on-line at:Buy Discover Pass On-line

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