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Intro to Surf Zone – Bolinas

February 17 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


L4: Intro to Surf Zone

WHO: This class is intended for sea kayakers AND whitewater kayakers who are looking to familiarize themselves with the surf zone. Instructor for this class is Sean Morley.

WHAT: We will learn about wave dynamics and beach characteristics and how to identify hazards. We will practice launching and landing through the surf zone safely, bracing on breaking waves and holding position.

WHERE: The class will be conducted at the entrance to Bolinas lagoon, one of the best locations for learning to surf in Northern California.

WHEN: In order to get parking we will meet at 8.00AM. Class begins at 8.30AM. We will be off the water by 3.00PM.

WHY: Surf zone training is a crucial step towards all the fun to be had on the open coast and in the surf! For sea kayakers, this is the second in our progression of L4 classes designed to prepare you for paddling the open coast. The skills covered in this class are essential for both whitewater and sea kayakers interested in pursuing surf kayaking.

COST: $129.00 (Minimum enrollment – 3, maximum enrollment – 8, with two instructors)*

Please note: Cost does not include kayak and gear rental. Boats & Gear can be rented from our Partners.

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February 17
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Wharf Road
Bolinas, 94924 United States
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