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Intermediate Current and Surfing Clinic  - Montreal
Intermediate Current and Surfing Clinic  - Montreal

Intermediate Current and Surfing Clinic - Montreal

Regular price $580

 

Partnered with KLN, this weekend long adventure is designed for intermediate sea kayakers. If you want to take your skills to the next level, this is the place to do it.

This clinic, in conjunction with KLN is limited to 4 students. We will meet at on Friday night at a group AirBNB and the weekend will proceed as follows:

Friday

  • Meet a the launch for a safety talk and paddle to the features.
  • Work on kayaking in currents. 
    • Reading a river
    • Rescues and Safety
    • Ferry Glides
    • Eddy Turns
    • Rolling 

Saturday

  • Meet a the launch for a safety talk and paddle to the features.
  • Surf Vag a Guy or Rock Island for the entire day.

Sunday

  • Meet a the launch for a safety talk and paddle to the features.
  • Surf Vag a Guy or Rock Island until 2.
  • Pack up and drive home
At the end of this class, you will be able to:
  • Read a river feature
  • Understand River safety
  • Understand the basic moves for a sea kayak in currents.
  • Perform a rescue in moving water.
  • Learn group dynamics on a surf trip.
  • Try to surf an epic standing wave! 

For the purposes of this class, you will require:

  • A sea kayak that is surfable. 
    • Some examples would be a NDK Romany, P&H Delphin, Current Designs Karla or Valley Gemini.
    • Rentals are available, if needed.
    • Using a full length touring kayak with limited rocker is not a good choice for this event.
  • A PFD is mandatory.
  • A paddle.

During this class, you will:

  • Push your skills more than ever before
    • Surfing is hard work but extremely rewarding.
    • You will experience the adrenaline rush of dropping into a real feature
  • Have fun.
    • Catching a surf wave will change you forever.
  • Make friends.
    • You will meet a group of kayakers similar to you at the same point in their development.
Personal equipment to bring with you:
  • Kayaking clothing appropriate for cold immersion 
  • Water shoes / neoprene boots.
  • Helmet Mandatory! If you don’t have this item please contact us for rentals
  • Money to split food for the weekend
  • Spare clothes 
  • Towel
  • 1-2 dry bags
  • Kayak and kayaking related equipment

What's Included:

  • 3 days of coaching at a very low ratio
  • AirBNB for the event
  • Bad jokes

What's Not Included:

  • Food
  • Transportation