Advanced Coastal Kayaking at the WoodenBoat School

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Join sea kayak designer, builder and paddler in beautiful Brooklin, Maine for a week of on-the-water learning. The coast of Maine around the WoodenBoat School in Brooklin, Maine features some of the best sea kayaking on the eastern seaboard. 

This week will provide students with an all-inclusive review of various strokes and braces; maneuvering; techniques to handle current, wind, waves, tide and weather; rules of safety; navigation; solo and assisted rescues; long-distance paddling; and more. The course is intended for paddlers looking to expand their sea kayaking horizons, further their understanding of gear, and spend more time on the water. Nick will bring a selection of his high-performance kayak designs to paddle and learn from, but students are encouraged to bring their own kayaks.

Note: This is not an introductory course. Previous kayaking experience is required.Students should be in good physical condition, have reliable balance and agility, and be able to enter and exit kayaks from beach or rocky shore. 

Registration is handled through the WoodenBoat School.