Rescue: Sea Kayak deep water


Sea Kayak Deep Water Rescue

seakayak15Learn sea-kayaking rescue and safety skills with Alaska Kayak Academy

This 3 hour beginner-level class is held on Wasilla Lake. We teach multiple techniques to get into a capsized sea kayak and get the water out. We also spend the first portion discussion sea kayaking safety (reading maps, gear to bring, where to paddle, numbers to call) Boat, spray skirt, PFD, drysuit and paddle are all included in the class cost. Come dressed in long underwear NO JEANS. Bring a change of clothes.

Price: $150  private….$110 group…. includes drysuit 

By Reservation. Call to book



Sea Kayak Rescue WINTER COURSE

Knowing HOW and IF you can get back into a capsized kayak is CRITICAL to your SURVIVAL. Learning how to execute this manuever is even nicer when practiced in a WARM Pool.

You will learn multiple techniques to re-mount a capsized sea kayak both alone and with the assistance of a partner, Tow a swimmer, learn bracing


May 9, 2014  7 pm – 9 pm
$90 incldes all eqpt (you are welcome to use your own boat)


Ask about the weekend trip from Whittier and attaining a ACA level III certification.

Camping, tides, wind, weather, strokes, tows, rescue; all the skills to be a at an ACA level III skill set

$250:  pool class resecue, two full days paddling out of Whittier, camp, all paddle gear included Dry suit TOO !!

May 9,10,11, 2014 Session I  pool rescue location

July 9,2,13 2014 Session II  lake rescue location

Aug 13,16,17, 2014  Session III lake rescue location

Whittier class is May 4-5 or May 11 -12