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Coastal Kayaking

Into the Surf: Coastal Kayak Surfing 101

Course Outline

Introduce students to launching and landing in the surf zone and safety precautions used to minimize risk while in the surf zone. This is a full day course that will also cover the anatomy of waves and how to read the water so that you are able to take the safest route in and out of the surf zone.


  • Learn to launch and land
  • Work on reading water
  • Combine strokes
  • Work on advanced manuevers

The Deal

Where: Cascade Head, Pacific City

Duration: 10 Hours

Student to Teacher Ratio: 4:1

Prerequisites: Rescue classes or the ability to do a companion and self rescue (a good roll is ideal but not required)

Equipment Needed: All necessary equipment will be provided.

Available dates will be highlighted on the calendar below.