Paddling Schools – Northwest
GEORGE GRONSETH’S KAYAK ACADEMY
2512 NE 95th
Seattle, WA 98115
SEA KAYAKING LESSONS FROM AN AUTHORITY ON SAFETY & TECHNIQUE
For the best state-of-the-art instruction, go see George. George Gronseth is an expert who also has patience and exceptional teaching ability. George co-authored the safety book “Sea Kayaker’s Deep Trouble”, makes presentations at symposiums, investigations and reports of accidents, publishes articles on technique and equipment, and he is the only non-native trained in traditional Eskimo kayak skills by the Greenland Qajaq Club. The Kayak Academy features:
Private & semi-private lessons from $198/day.
5-day Training Camps, $950.00.
Surf Kayaking Courses–more than just launching & landing techniques.
On-the-water instruction of how to: navigate, avoid collisions, read the currents, and lead trips.
Tidal rapids rough water training trips.
Cross over whitewater lessons for sea kayakers.
Money-saving equipment tips.
Rental kayaks, free loaner wet suits, and accommodations are available.
Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back.
Don’t wait for an accident to realize how much there is to learn. Call for a free brochure and book ordering information.
WILDERNESS KAYAK INSTITUTE
WKI offers instructional kayaking trips in British Columbia and Baja. Expedition Skills 1 covers the core skills of boat handling, navigation, weather theory, rescues and expedition planning all on a great paddling trip on the BC Coast. For more advanced paddlers Expedition Skills 2 teaches skills for paddling open coast and advanced expedition planning. Expedition Skills Baja hones kayaking skills in the warm waters of the Sea of Cortez and covers material related to paddling trips in the tropics.