Puts a smile on your face.
The interest in playing with the waves started in kayaks a long time ago and is making a strong comeback in the ever-popular kayak world. Today surf kayaking is a sought out discipline of kayakers and outdoor enthusiasts. We want you to learn to slide along these waves safely with good etiquette and a whole lot of fun.
Kayaks used will be waveskis, high performance surf kayaks, whitewater kayaks, and sit-on-tops.
"Jeff is an incredible kayak instructor. He is outstanding for all levels and all types of kayaking. If you are at all interested in this sport, I highly recommend Jeff." -Larry Bock
"This was the best kayak surf session I have ever had!" -Jack Brislesy
Why: It’s FUN!!! Exhilarating and Invigorating!!!
Who: Anyone wanting to play in the surf and catch waves on a kayak including whitewater river kayakers looking to transition to kayaking in the ocean. Classes and coaching are for beginners through advanced paddlers.
Prerequisites: Essential Kayaking Skills Class or approval of instructor.
What: Classes and private lessons with surf specific instruction on the beach and in the surf.
Recreational (Level 1): Learning to utilize the essential kayaking skills in the surf. We practice in a friendly environment as we introduce the surf zone, etiquette, launching, landing, wave selection, and wave sliding. Paddlers at this level can expect to experience the thrill of riding a kayak in the surf.
Enthusiast (Level 2): Become choosey about your wave selection and start maneuvering your boat on the wave, exiting the wave, and rolling in the surf.
Performance (Level 3): Paddlers at this level know how to surf waves and are working on developing dynamic maneuvers when dropping in, on the wave, and when exiting.
When: Check the calendar for dates or ----->
Pick your own date - classes can be scheduled for 3 or more participants and private lessons are available by appointment.
How: Call for reservations or to schedule a class or lesson (707)962-1623
3 hour Class for 2 or more students - $100/person (includes kayak, wetsuit, helmet, booties, lifejacket, splashtop)
$90/person if you use your own wetsuit/drysuit and booties
$70/person if you use your own kayak and gear
Private Lessons - $50/hour (minimum 2 hours)
Where: Location to be determined depending on surf conditions.