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Sea Kayaking Skills 2

Benefiting from a small-class environment, you’ll receive expert instruction on more advanced sea-kayaking techniques, including edging, bracing, and sculling. Edging will enhance your boat handling skills like turning while underway or staying on course in a breeze. Bracing and sculling will help prevent capsizing, giving you the confidence to really utilize the edging component. Our experts will demonstrate some advanced rescue techniques beyond the paddle float rescue.

Events > Sea Kayaking Skills 2
L.L. Bean Flying Point Paddling Center
14 Marietta Lane
Freeport, Maine 04032 United States
About the Event
Presented by
L.L Bean
June 16, 2024 through September 1, 2024

You’ll have plenty of time to practice the basic body mechanics of these advanced paddling strokes and boat handling skills. You’ll also learn how to effectively move your kayak laterally (sideways) with some different draw strokes. By the end of this course, you will have gained an enhanced awareness of how your boat, paddle, and body work together,

Cost: $139
Pre-registration required
Minimum Age: 12 (14 & under with parent/guardian)
Duration: Approximately 8 hours

Offered on select weekend days throughout the summer.
Sunday, June 16th
Sunday, June 30th
Sunday, July 7th
Saturday, July 20th
Saturday, August 3rd
Sunday, September 1st