Rescue Rodeo

This fun 3-hour program will cover the fundamentals of flatwater rescue to help paddlers get back in their boats after a capsize. the program will cover: Self and assisted rescue techniques The use of slings and paddle floats Re-entry for injured paddlers Plan for a fun and empowering afternoon falling out of and climbing back …

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 …


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 …


Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium

Bay of Fundy 52 Ye Old Argyle Rd, Glenwood, NS

John will be a guest coach at the Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium in Nova Scotia. Learn more at