2018 Class Schedule

Welcome to Body Boat Blade!  Our 2018 Class schedule is now available! We strive to offer a variety of classes for beginners to advanced paddlers. We also offer private classes, and custom classes for clubs, guiding services, and symposia.

Please sign up to stay up to date with our class schedule, sales and trip reports.

Give us a call at the shop to register for a 2018 course or contact us with any questions you might have at 360.376.5388 or email us at info@bodyboatblade.com.

All Body Boat Blade coaches are UKCC certified through British Canoeing - the gold standard in paddlesports coaching and skills awards the world over. We guarantee professional quality coaching and leadership to every student, every time.

 
Mar 10 - 11

Sea Kayak Safety & Rescue

In this two day class you will learn how to be prepared for a safe journey on the sea. We will cover solid practical rescues...

Apr 7 - 8

Body Boat Blade

This class is a about developing a deep understanding and mastery of the technical skills used to move your boat where you...

Apr 9 - 10

Performance Paddling

This class is intended for experienced kayakers looking to hone their skills to a high level of performance in dynamic...

Apr 13 - 14

Ocean Currents

Deception Pass is famous throughout the Northwest for its 8-knot currents, drastic eddy lines, incredible whirlpools, and...

Apr 21 - 22

Incident Management

Regardless of the quality of your equipment or how well you prepare for a trip, there is always the unpredictability of the...

Apr 26 - 27

Ocean Currents

Deception Pass is famous throughout the Northwest for its 8-knot currents, drastic eddy lines, incredible whirlpools, and...

May 5 - 7

Coastal Navigation & Tidal Planning

With a blend of classroom and on water sessions we will weave our way through a beautiful archipelago both in daylight and...

May 12 - 13

Foundation Skills

This is the starting place for new paddlers or for people who have some experience but need more foundation to their...

May 14 - 19

Coastal Leadership Training

This six day version of our coastal leadership courses is focused on leading and navigating in a tidal environment while...

Jun 2 - 3

Body Boat Blade

This class is a about developing a deep understanding and mastery of the technical skills used to move your boat where you...

Jun 10 - 14

Five Day Skills Kayak Camp

This is our most comprehensive class. For 5 days, you will be immersed in sea kayaking. We will use the pull of the moon to...

Jun 16 - 17

Bracing and Rolling

For paddlers at any level capsize recoveries such as rolling, and solid effective bracing are among the most sought after...

Jun 24 - 28

Five Day Skills Kayak Camp

This is our most comprehensive class. For 5 days, you will be immersed in sea kayaking. We will use the pull of the moon to...

Jun 30 - Jul 1

Foundation Skills

This is the starting place for new paddlers or for people who have some experience but need more foundation to their...

Jul 9 - 10

Foundation Skills

This is the starting place for new paddlers or for people who have some experience but need more foundation to their...

Jul 12 - 13

San Juan Currents

Learn the skills and strategies for dealing with the powerful currents, tidal races, and over falls that run through the San...

Jul 15 - 19

Five Day Skills Kayak Camp

This is our most comprehensive class. For 5 days, you will be immersed in sea kayaking. We will use the pull of the moon to...

Jul 21 - 22

Bracing and Rolling

For paddlers at any level capsize recoveries such as rolling, and solid effective bracing are among the most sought after...

Jul 24 - 26

Journey on the Sea 3-Day Skills Camp

This skills development class is a multi-day overnight trip with coaching along the way. Designed for students who have...

Jul 28 - 29

Sea Kayak Safety & Rescue

In this two day class you will learn how to be prepared for a safe journey on the sea. We will cover solid practical rescues...

Aug 4 - 5

Foundation Skills

This is the starting place for new paddlers or for people who have some experience but need more foundation to their...

Aug 12 - 16

Five Day Skills Kayak Camp

This is our most comprehensive class. For 5 days, you will be immersed in sea kayaking. We will use the pull of the moon to...

Aug 18 - 19

Bracing and Rolling

For paddlers at any level capsize recoveries such as rolling, and solid effective bracing are among the most sought after...

Sep 14 - 16

Journey on the Sea 3-Day Skills Camp

This skills development class is a multi-day overnight trip with coaching along the way. Designed for students who have...

Sep 18 - 22

Five Day Skills Kayak Camp

This is our most comprehensive class. For 5 days, you will be immersed in sea kayaking. We will use the pull of the moon to...

Oct 5 - 6

Ocean Currents

Deception Pass is famous throughout the Northwest for its 8-knot currents, drastic eddy lines, incredible whirlpools, and...

Nov 3 - 6

"Off Season" Paddling and Expedition Training

Before our circumnavigation of Iceland, a mentor of ours said "if you know you can get warm and dry at the end of the day...

 

How To Register

Contact Body Boat Blade with the names and dates of the classes/trips you would like to register for. We can answer all of your questions, talk about class/trip prerequisites and requirements, and get you signed up!

Payment

Body Boat Blade accepts payment with most major credit cards, PayPal, cash (US only), and checks.

A deposit of 1/2 the class fee is due at the time of registration with the balance due at the time of the class.

Cancelation Policy

You can cancel and receive a full refund, minus a $25.00 office fee, if you cancel 30 days prior to the class date. You will not receive a refund if you cancel less than 30 days prior of the class date, unless we can fill your spot, in which case you get a full refund minus the $25.00 office fee.

 

Body Boat Blade, International

PO Box 1487
Eastsound, WA 98245

info@bodyboatblade.com

(360) 376-5388

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