Learn to Surfski (Cates Park)


Learn to Surfski (Cates Park)

Rates: $70 + GST
Dates: Every Sunday 10:30am - 12:30pm
Age: 16+

Call 604.929.2268 to book & inquire

Find out what all the Surfski Fuss is about!

What to expect

These open cockpit kayaks are incredibly fast on the water and easy to learn how to paddle. This 2 hour lesson will teach you how to comfortably and confidently paddle these exciting boats.

Topics covered include:

  • Launching and landing
  • Self-rescue/recovery
  • Basic stroke technique
  • Solo rescue & recovery
  • And more

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Surfski Montage (in Deep Cove)

Who should enroll on this course

Previous kayak experience is essential.

Participants must be familiar with an basic kayaking skills ideally including assisted rescues.

Completion of Introduction to Sea Kayaking and Introduction to Capsize and Re-entry is recommended

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No of Sessions1 x 2 Hour
Price$79 (excl tax)

$25 non-refundable registration fee (per person per lesson). 14 days notice before first day of your lesson is required to reschedule or to cancel for a refund (not including the non-refundable $25 registration fee)

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Saturdays in Summer

2 Hour Session

June – SeptemberSaturday10am-12pm

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What to Bring

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