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(L5) Rock Garden Skills & Safety (Marin Headlands)

November 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm


(L5) Rock Garden Skills & Safety (Marin Headlands)

WHO: If you like to play in the rock gardens that adorn the California coast then this class is for you! The focus is about how to play safely and what to do if things go wrong. This class will be taught in (up to) L5 Conditions. This class is suitable for sea kayakers AND whitewater kayakers.

Prerequisites: L4 Introduction to Rock Gardens (or equivalent training). A solid roll and recent paddling experience STRONGLY recommended.

This class will be taught by Sean Morley & Jennifer Yearley.

WHAT: You will learn strategies for paddling within rock gardens, recognize areas to avoid, practice essential skills including self and assisted rescues within the turbulent water of a rock garden, and deal with scenarios that will put these skills into real-life settings. We will run pour-overs, enter sea caves (conditions permitting) and pass through natural arches.

COST: $129* (Minimum enrollment 2; Maximum enrollment 5)*

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PLEASE NOTE: Cost does not include kayak and gear rental. For kayak and gear rental options go to our RESOURCES page.
Please CONTACT us if you are unsure about the suitability of your kayak for this class. Longer whitewater kayaks and sit-on-top kayaks (with thigh straps) are welcome – MINIMUM length 10 feet.


November 18, 2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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River and Ocean
415 816 8746


Horseshoe Cove
Sommerville Rd
Sausalito, CA 94965 United States
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