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Kayaking Classes & Ocean Skills Trips

Whether you're a beginner paddler or an advanced intermediate, our kayaking classes and trips will build your skills and make your paddling more enjoyable!

  • Introduction to Kayaking and Introductory Sea Kayaking Trips for beginners and those who've never taken a lesson.
  • Build your skills in our Ocean Skills, Navigation, and Eskimo Rolling.
  • Progress to our Rough Water Trips, for intermediate, advanced, and expert paddlers looking to be comfortable in waves, wind, current, and surf.
  • Private Instruction to learn at your pace.
  • Women's Sea Kayak Clinic for beginning paddlers building their skills.
  • See all our kayak classes.


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Summer Programs for Kids & Teens

Get your child outside this summer! Our variety of paddling summer programs provides paddling instruction and experience to kids ages 9–16.

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Private Instruction

Improve your kayaking or canoeing skills at your own pace, with personalized attention and a customized focus.

  • Canoeing, Kayaking, or Stand-Up Paddleboarding.
  • Beginner, intermediate, or advanced.
  • Custom Group Instruction is also available.



Paddleboard Instruction

In addition to our Ocean Skills and Rough Water instructional trips, we offer trips to fantastic destinations along the Massachusetts coast.

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Canoeing Classes

Learn the basics of keeping your canoe straight, maneuvering, and much more in our introductory lessons!

 

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Group & Corporate Outings

Paddling is a wonderful group activity that anyone can enjoy! Our group outings are customized just for your group: the location, boat types you choose, guiding and catering are up to you.

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