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Advanced Deception Pass Clinic

We will use the best tidal venues in the Islands to test your kayaking skills and build rough water confidence. We will dive deeper into the intricacies of reading water and paddling in strong tidal currents.

In this course, we will focus on strategies for dealing with powerful currents. Crossing strong eddylines, paddling in the presence of whirlpools, crossing channels, and playing on any features that are present. Progressing your rough water skills and having fun are the main goals of this course.

Deception Pass
1 day
Start time:
9:00 am

Class Highlights

  • HighlightsBuild rough water confidence
  • Rescue skills
  • Efficient use of paddle strokes
  • Having Fun!


This is an Intermediate/Advanced level course. You should have experience paddling in current where eddylines are present, know how to wet exit, and perform a rescue. This is a natural progression from our Deception Pass Clinic.

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