Coastal Kayak Navigation

Bowers Harbor-Traverse City Neahtawanta Rd, Traverse City, MI

Navigational knowledge and proficiency is important in order to be a safe, effective, efficient paddler, paddlecraft leader, and paddlecraft instructor. The purpose of this skills course document is to develop venue-appropriate navigational knowledge and skills. During this class, participants will plan a short day trip as a group and have an opportunity to share navigation responsibilities …

$79

ACA Level 2 Essentials of Kayak Touring

Arbutus Lake 506 E Arbutus Lake Rd, Traverse City

The Essentials of Kayak Touring (Level 1/2) skills course is a full-day program that will provide you with the skills, knowledge, and abilities to be safe and confident on inland lakes and coastal waters. A boat with sealed bow and stern bulkheads is preferred but not required for this class. Topics covered include: Personal preparation and equipment Maintaining …

$79

ACA Level 3 Skills Assessment

Bowers Harbor-Traverse City Neahtawanta Rd, Traverse City, MI

The ACA L3: Coastal Kayaking Skills Assessment  is designed to fine tune evaluate a participant’s ability to perform all of the skills listed along with demonstrating an appropriate level of knowledge. The assessment provides the participant with the opportunity to receive documentation of having achieved a certain level of paddling ability. Skills assessment is a …

$150

Coastal Kayak Strokes and Maneuvers Refinement

Bowers Harbor-Traverse City Neahtawanta Rd, Traverse City, MI

The Coastal Kayak Strokes and Maneuvers Refinement course is designed to assist coastal kayakers refining basic and advancing strokes and maneuvers. Participants should have successfully completed a Level 2 or equivalent training. This full-day program will emphasize the following skills: Improving efficiency in your forward, reserve, and sweep strokes Preventing capsize through use of bracing Developing greater boat …

$99