291 High Road (Rt. 1A)
Newbury, MA 01951
978-465-0312

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Kayak Lessons & Classes

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Pool Sessions

2 Hours of practice with or without instruction at the Ipswich Family YMCA.  Bring your own clean boat or rent one from NK&C.

Introduction to Kayaking

A one hour class covering the basics of safe kayaking.  Details coming soon.

Introduction to Sea Kayaking

The fundamentals of sea kayaking – from clothing to paddle strokes to self-rescue techniques.

Sea Kayak Advanced Instruction: Strokes

Strengthen your basics and add to them by learning the draw stroke, sculling techniques, bracing and rudder strokes.

Sea Kayak Advanced Instruction: Navigation

Learn to use a compass, read nautical charts, understand tides and plan a trip. Two part: one classroom session, one on water session.

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BCU 2 Star Training

With Greg Paquin and Paula Riegel of Kayakwaveology

First step for paddlers interested in BCU certifications, covering kayak basics on flat water.

Long Boat Surfing and Rough Water Skills

With Greg Paquin and Paula Riegel of Kayakwaveology

This course will bring out your hard earned flat water skills, whether your self taught or your BCU 2 -3 Star, or ACA.   Learn about different types of wave breaks and surf specific performance skill sets to manage varying wave dynamic forces.  Controlled launching, landing and surf techniques covered.

BCU 3 Star Training

With Greg Paquin and Paula Riegel of Kayakwaveology

The next step in the progression through BCU certifications, covering more advanced paddling in kayak and canoe.

BCU 3 Star Assessment

With Greg Paquin and Paula Riegel of Kayakwaveology

For certification after completion of 3 Star Training

What to bring:  Wool or synthetic clothing (cotton holds water and so is a no-no for kayaking); sunscreen; water and snacks (available at our shop); extra clothing.

Hours:
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00-5:00, Saturday 9:00-6:00, Sunday 10:00-5:00

Newbury Kayak and Canoe

291 High Road (Rt. 1A)
Newbury, MA 01951
978-465-0312

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