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Advanced Kayaking

Advanced Kayaking

Step into the world of enclosed sea kayaks!

Appropriate for ages 13 and up. The skills learned will prepare you for exploring the open ocean as you will have better control of your kayak and paddling technique.

This class reviews basic strokes and rescues, as well as covers more advanced control techniques such as ruddering, bracing, and edging. In other words, you’ll build your skills and confidence level so that you can move onto rolling.

You’ll learn the following skills:

  • • Enclosed Kayak Fundamentals – Entering & Exiting, Wet Exit, Paddle Strokes
  • • Basic Knowledge of Tides & Currents
  • • Boat Edging, Bracing, Paddle Float Re-Entry, T-Rescue
  • • Safety & Responsible Kayaking, and more…

What To Bring

Students should bring comfortable clothes, a bathing suit, a jacket or fleece, a towel and change of clothes, lots of sun protection, a lanyard to secure their glasses around their heads, a bottle of water, and non-skid/non-marking shoes (tennis shoes, dock shoes, or Teva sandals work great).

Important: Please arrive 10-15 minutes before your class to check in.

Session Times Price
Kayak: Level II 1 day class 1:30pm-4:30pm $115
  • Spring 2018
  • February 3
  • February 18
  • March 3
  • March 31
  • April 15
  • April 28
  • May 13
  • May 26
  • Summer 2018
  • June 10
  • June 23
  • July 8
  • July 21
  • August 5
  • August 18
  • Fall 2018
  • September 2
  • September 15
  • September 30
  • October 13
  • October 28
  • November 10


Directions to Our Facility

Want to purchase as a gift? Or, to have a pre-paid option available? Shoreline offers gift cards that can be used any time. Just contact the Boathouse (at boathouse@shorelinelake.com or 650.965.7474), and we’ll get you set up

Kayak Polo Club and Lessons

For schedule of games and to arrange private lessons, please call the Boathouse at: (650) 965-7474.