Practical intro to Rock Gardening

Clinic

Practical intro to Rock Gardening - Freshwater Bay

Put to practice the strokes you learned from the Beyond the Forward stroke class

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  • Sea Kayak III+, Sea Kayak IV, Sea Kayak V
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 5.5 nm

Fresh Water Bay 9:00 am

We will put into real life application the skills required (that you have learned earlier in the prerequisite course) to move your kayak amongst the rocks and cliffs of the ocean coast. With in the last three years have successfully completed a Incident Management Class as it pertains to Sea Kayaking. Along with successfully completing the prerequisite course of beyond the forward stroke or equivalent.

Route/Place

Freshwater Bay



  • MapTech Cape Flattery to Whidbey Island No. 103

    NOAA Strait of Juan de Fuca: Eastern Part No. 18465
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

A sea kayak of your choice with proper deck rigging for rescues, perimeter lines well secured, carry toggles on both ends, helmet, tow belt, gloves, immersion protection, spare paddle. If your kayak does not have bulk heads float bags are required. Float bags are recommended if you have bulk heads, kayak repair kit to fix cracked or broken kayak while in the water dealing with wet surfaces. With in the last three years have successfully completed a Incident Management Class as it pertains to Sea Kayaking. 

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