Rock Gardening Clinic

Clinic

Rock Gardening Clinic - Neah Bay

Rock gardening clinic out of Neah Bay

Info
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  • Sea Kayak IV/V
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 4 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: moderate

We will launch from behind the Warmhouse Cafe, Neah Bay.  Ready to launch at 9 AM.

Everyone that signs up for this paddle or clinic needs to ALSO sign up for the June 10 - 14 Sea Kayak -- Hobuck (ie, Surf Zone and Beyond) activity so we have a head count of everyone who's coming (even if you are just coming for part of it) and everyone must bring their ID and proof of vaccination to be admitted to the Makah Reservation.

Rock Gardening skills, rescues and safety.

Learn directional control strokes, blended strokes and application for the dynamic environment.

Learn safety issues associated with playing in among the rocks.

Practice rescues and learn how to modify them and choose among them for the conditions encountered.

Incident management clinic should be taken prior to taking this.

Recommend directional control (or Strokes and Maneuvers" prior to this clinic.

Route/Place

Hobuck Beach & Neah Bay



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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Mountaineers 10 Essentials

Sea Kayak with flotation both ends, deck lines required, plastic preferred

PFD

Sprayskirt

Paddle

Drysuit

HELMET

Extra clothes

First Aid Kit

Recommend a vhf radio and spare paddle

Highly recommend neoprene gloves.

Repair Kit

Lunch and snacks

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