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Coastal Kayaking Skills

A comprehensive class to develop your sea kayaking skills - Level 4

Start training for open water paddling along California's coastline. This class covers navigation, tides and currents, trip planning, open water re-entries, and other skills essential for safe paddling in the San Francisco Bay Area. You will also gain more experience paddling in the coastal environment, as well as refining more advanced strokes and boat handling skills. If conditions permit, a surf landing will also be in the plans.

Price:

$95

Location:

Bolinas

Time:

10am-4pm

Prerequisites:

Sea Kayaking Development class or equivalent

What to Bring:

  • Wear synthetic clothing rather than cotton (swimsuit, shirt, shorts, lightweight pants, jacket)
  • Water
  • Lunch
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat and a warm cap
  • Retainer straps for glasses
  • Booties, water shoes, or sport sandals
  • Consider bringing a tip for your instructor / guide for exceptional service

Outback Adventures Provides:

  • Kayaks
  • Paddles
  • PFDs (lifejackets)
  • Spray skirts
  • Paddling Jackets (if necessary)
  • Wetsuits (if necessary)
  • Safety equipment
  • Experienced, friendly instructors / guides

Directions to Bolinas

Directions from Santa Rosa

Travel South on Highway 101 until you reach mill valley. Take the Stinson Beach/Highway 1 exit and follow the signs to Stinson Beach. Continue North on Highway 1 through the town of Stinson Beach. Bolinas Lagoon will be on your Left. At the end of the Lagoon, take your first left onto an unmarked road. Bear Left at the yield sign onto Olema Bolinas Road. After a mile or so, you will come to a T-intersection. Take a Left and follow the road into town. Take a right on Brighton Ave and continue for 1/4 mile. You will see a tennis court on your right. The road dead-ends at the beach a couple hundred feet later. Meet here at road's end.

Directions from San Francisco

Travel North on Highway 101 accross the Golden Gate Bridge. Take the Stinson Beach/Highway 1 exit and follow the signs to Stinson Beach. Continue North on Highway 1 through the town of Stinson Beach. Bolinas Lagoon will be on your Left. At the end of the Lagoon, take your first left onto an unmarked road. Bear Left at the yield sign onto Olema Bolinas Road. After a mile or so, you will come to a T-intersection. Take a Left and follow the road into town. Take a right on Brighton Ave and continue for 1/4 mile. You will see a tennis court on your right. The road dead-ends at the beach a couple hundred feet later. Meet here at road's end.

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