||16 and Older
Prerequisites: Solid kayaking skills and proficiency with rescues
Gain an understanding what causes surf conditions and how they affect paddling, launching, landing, and time on the water. This class will focus on understanding waves and coastal conditions, communication and paddling formations to best handle conditions, and the paddling skills needed to be successful when waves get bigger. Completion of Boat Control 1 and 2 is required, as well as solid rescue skills and a desire for new adventures. A roll is not necessary. A helmet is required to participate in the class.