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December 2017
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What's going on!
Surf's Up Update
The Jan 20/21, 2018 surf course is now full! Due to popular demand, we are running another surf course in January and there are still spots available.


Dates: . Saturday January 13 and Sunday January 14, 2108
Location: . Tofino

Cost: $190.00 per person (price includes all taxes)
2 spots still available

This course teaches you how to deal with surf by;

1- Avoiding it. Use common sense, knowledge and seamanship to launch and land in surf zone. Very useful when paddling on West Coast Vancouver Island.
2- Learning how to deal with the surf if a wave catches you.
3- Having fun playing in the surf zone, building confidence and paddling skills.

The workshop focus on
- Safety
- Type of surf;
- How to read the surf;
- Surf etiquette - Sharing the surf zone with others;
- Paddling in surf - In and out of the surf zone;
- Safety and communication;
- Landing and Launching in surf;
- Surfing…will depend on surf conditions, type of waves, skills, etc.
- Broaching in surf (side surfing)
- Rolling in surf.

NEW - Sea Kayak Rough Water Rescue Course
(Updated Dec 20, 2017)

Dates: Saturday, January 6, 2018
Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Victoria, Smuggler's Cove (10 Mile Point)
$70.00 per person
(price includes all taxes)

Saturday Jan 6, 2018 at Baynes Channel starting at 10:000 am

This course teaches you what to do when swimming in rough water and trying to get back into your kayak. This course is for advanced paddlers with a drysuit or appropriate immersion gear since we will be in cold the water, getting in and out of the kayak quite often.


Crystal Pool Kayak Session

The pool is a great place to learn new skills in a comfortable and controlled environment. If you need to perfect your paddling technique, kayak rescues or how to roll, contact Go Kayak and we will make it happen.


. Sunday Jan 7, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm - FULL
. Sunday Feb 4, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
. Sunday Mar 4,2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Paddle Canada Certified Courses

2018 Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Basic and Level 1 Skills certification.

If you are planning at taking a Paddle Canada sea kayak Basic and Level 1 skills certified course in 2018, let us know and we will contact you as soon as the dates are released or pick you own dates and we will work with you to make it happen.

2018 Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Level-2 Skills certification.
No need to fit in our schedule, give us a call or email and we will plan the course according to your schedule.

Option 1
You choose four (4) consecutive days where you have to learn and show the necessary skills to get the certification

Option 2
You can spread the course over several days/weeks, dividing the course into modules, allowing enough time to practice the new skills you have learned before being assessed and getting the certification.

Option 3 - Go Kayak Schedule
You fit into dates offered by Go Kayak

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Go Kayak, Your first steps to kayaking!
1215 Lockley Rd, Vicoria, BC, V9A 4S9
Tel: (250) 477-9881 / Web:
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