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Kayaking

Learn the basics in our Intro to Sea Kayaking class or join a group of water lovers for a Sunset Paddle.

Level 1: Basic Course

These weekend long classes will teach you the basics of sea kayaking, from parts of the boats, to basic strokes, and basic rescues. After passing the course you can come and practice in the boats during Open Boating.

 

Dates Days Times Action
June 1st – 2nd    (select Summer 2024 tab in store) SAT/SUN 9:00am – 1:00pm REGISTER
June 15th – 16th SAT/SUN 9:00am – 1:00pm REGISTER
June 22nd – 23rd SAT/SUN 9:00am – 1:00pm REGISTER
June 29th – 30th  SAT/SUN 9:00am – 1:00pm REGISTER
July 13th – 14th SAT/SUN 9:00am – 1:00pm REGISTER
July 27th – 28th  SAT/SUN 9:00am – 1:00pm REGISTER
Aug. 10th – 11th  SAT/SUN 9:00am – 1:00pm REGISTER
Aug. 17th – 18th SAT/SUN 9:00am – 1:00pm REGISTER
Aug. 31st – Sep. 1st SAT/SUN 9:00am – 1:00pm REGISTER

Price: Student – $25** / Non-Student – $175 – each participant must sign up individually

**course fee non-refundable less than 24 hours prior to the start of the 1st class

 

Level 1: Full Moon Paddle

A fun group paddle for everyone. Come watch the full moon rise over the Berkeley Hills in one of our very few “in the dark” events. A super social event that is fun for everyone. Talk about a great view! Wear layers!

Dates Time Action
Thursday, May 23rd 6:30pm  – 9:30pm REGISTER
Friday, June 21st                                        (select Summer 2024 tab in store) 6:30pm  – 9:30pm REGISTER
Sunday, July 21st 6:30pm  – 9:30pm REGISTER
Monday, August 19th 6:30pm  – 9:30pm REGISTER

Price: Student – $15** / Non-Student – $50 – each participant must sign up individually

**course fee non-refundable less than 24 hours prior to the start of the 1st class
 

Level 1: Sunset Paddle

A fun group paddle for everyone. Come watch the moon rise on the eve of the Full Moon. A super social event that is fun for everyone. Talk about a great view! Wear layers!

Dates Time Action
Wednesday, May 22nd 5:30pm – 8:30pm REGISTER
Saturday, June 1st                                         (select Summer 2024 tab in store) 5:30pm – 8:30pm REGISTER
Thursday, June 20th (Eve of Full Moon) 5:30pm – 8:30pm REGISTER
Sunday, June 30th 6:00pm – 9:00pm REGISTER
Saturday, July 20th (Eve of Full Moon) 6:00pm – 9:00pm REGISTER
Saturday, August 3rd 6:00pm – 9:00pm REGISTER
Sunday, August 18th (Eve of Full Moon) 6:00pm – 9:00pm REGISTER

Price: Student – $15** / Non-Student – $50 – each participant must sign up individually

**course fee non-refundable less than 24 hours prior to the start of the 1st class
 

Level 2: Sea Kayaking Social

Come for a sunset paddle! Join other kayakers to go out in the afternoon and paddle in the setting sun. It’s a California adventure! After we return and put everything away, bring something to share with your fellow sailors, and we’ll supply the hot cocoa! This program is a lot like our full moon paddle, but with sea kayaks, and we may get to go further afield.

This course is only open to people who know how to sea kayak, either through our classes or a check out paddle at the Marina.

 

Dates Days Time Action
May 22nd Wednesday 5:30pm – 8:30pm Cancelled
June 1st                                         (select Summer 2024 tab in store) Saturday 5:30pm – 8:30pm REGISTER
June 20th Thursday 5:30pm – 8:30pm REGISTER
June 30th Sunday 6:00pm – 9:00pm REGISTER
July 20th Saturday 6:00pm – 9:00pm REGISTER
August 3rd Saturday 6:00pm – 9:00pm REGISTER
August 18th Sunday 6:00pm – 9:00pm REGISTER

Price: Student – $15** / Non-Student – $50 – each participant must sign up individually

**course fee non-refundable less than 24 hours prior to the start of the 1st class

Class Notes

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