BBB Course Calendar

 

 

Body Boat Blade 2-Day

&sbsp; This class is intended for experienced sea kayakers looking to hone their kayaking skills to a high level of performance in dynamic environments. We develop an understanding of how wind, waves and currents affect our kayaks and how we can use these effects to control our boats with certainty and ease. With the techniques […]

$399

Navigation and Tidal Planning

  With some time at the chart table, and some time on the water weaving your way through the beautiful San Juan Islands, you will learn the foundations of sea kayak navigation. Using compass, chart, and watch, you will be introduced to concepts such as fixing your position, planning for currents and wind, reading a […]

$225

Advanced Tides and Currents

This class is similar to our Deception Pass Tides & Currents course (on our Core Classes page), but will be conducted at higher tidal velocities. Participants who have not taken this Core class should have experience paddling in the more dynamic features found in fast-moving water. Please call if you have
questions.

$399

Safety & Rescue

Skyline Marina 4399 Bowman Bay Road, Anacortes

Learn different methods of self and assisted rescue, how to call for help, and add tools to the toolbox for dealing with unexpected incidents.

$399

Tidal Currents Progression 3-Day

Deception Pass/San Juan Island Anacortes

  The poets say that “variety is the spice of life” and we believe them. Kayaking in diverse situations is the most effective way to develop comprehensive skill sets. We will test our skills using multiple venues, helping us develop a more well-rounded ability to read water, react to changing conditions, and use our body, […]

$625

Sea Kayak Foundations 2-Day

Fidalgo Island, WA Fidalgo Island, Anacortes

  This kayak class is the starting place for beginners or for experienced paddlers who desire some coaching to help build a solid foundation to their existing skills. You will learn current sea kayaking techniques in capsize recoveries, body-boat-blade awareness, strokes for steering, going straight, sideways, staying upright, and bracing. Using the foundational concepts of […]

$399

Tides and Currents–San Juan Islands

San Juan Islands, WA San Juan Islands, Anacortes

  If you plan to kayak on the sea then you need to know how to deal with the effects of the daily tides and currents. The San Juan Islands provide the perfect classroom for people who wish to enrich their paddling experience safely explore the coastal environment. Participants in this class will learn how […]

$225

Tidal Currents Progression 3-Day

  The poets say that “variety is the spice of life” and we believe them. Kayaking in diverse situations is the most effective way to develop comprehensive skill sets. We will test our skills using multiple venues, helping us develop a more well-rounded ability to read water, react to changing conditions, and use our body, […]

$625