Kayak Sailing - Session 1

Field trip: Kayak Sailing

Kayak Sailing - Session 1 - Hobuck Beach

This is the first session in a two session series. Students will learn the basics of kayak sailing in light winds, 6-11kts. This clinic does not require you to have a sail on your boat as you would borrow the instructor's if needed.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 12 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1.5 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1 kts
  • Pace: moderate

Neah Bay- Launch from Warmhouse. Time TBD.

In this introductory session, instructors will cover the basic of managing the mast and sheet while paddling.

This session will cover:

  • How the sail is deployed and stowed
  • Safety issues, such as  rope management
  • Rescues and rolls
  • Sailing in all quadrants as relates to wind direction
  • How to install rigging specific to your boat

Hobuck Beach

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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Sea Kayaking Equipment + 10 Essentials


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