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Course Materials

A complete manual with suggested reading will be posted on the class website and available to all students. Other than necessary paddling equipment (boat, etc.) there are no required books or other materials.


Safety Presentation

Presentation from 4/13/17 Course Lecture

Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation icon Everett Mountaineers Sea Kayaking Safety Presentation.pptx — Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation, 778 KB

Kayak Features_Materials_Summary

Summary of terms, discussion of materials, review of types and topics to consider when buying a kayak.

Microsoft Word Document icon Sea Kayak Features and Considerations 2018.docx — Microsoft Word Document, 303 KB

Class 1 Navigation Topics Overview

Key Learning Objectives Wind and Weather Tides and Currents Washington Coastal Atlas Moving Water Charts Group course plotting exercise

PDF document icon Class 1 Navigation Lecture 2019 with Exercise.pdf — PDF document, 28.84 MB

Currents Worksheet

Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet icon Currents Worksheet.xlsx — Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet, 11 KB

Followership Presentation 2019

Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation icon Followership.pptx — Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation, 4.05 MB

Leave No Trace Presentation 2019

Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation icon Leave No Trace Presentation.pptx — Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation, 301 KB

Class 4 Navigation Topics

Homework review from Class 3: Trip from Friday Harbor to Roche Harbor Review trip planning considerations and tools Marine weather forecasts - always check before you decide to launch! Wind terrain effects

PDF document icon Class 4 Wrap Up 2019.pdf — PDF document, 17.11 MB