At Sea Kayak Connecticut, we believe in student-centered instruction that engages our clients and produces successful outcomes. All of our coastal kayak instructors are certified by the American Canoe Association (ACA), and our teaching fleet consists of composite sea kayaks, neoprene skirts, carbon-shaft paddles, and breathable life jackets.

INTRODUCTION CLASSES

Introduction to Sea Kayaking

Designed for the beginner to intermediate paddler, this class covers sea kayaking equipment, strokes, maneuvers, and rescues.

No experience necessary | Sea Kayaks | 3.5 hours | $110

Recovery and Rescues

An in-depth course to help paddlers recover from a capsize and re-enter a sea kayak.

No experience necessary | Sea Kayaks | 3 hours | $110

ADVANCED CLASSES

Bracing and Rolling

Learn to roll a sea kayak.

No experience necessary | Sea Kayaks | 2 hours | $120

Advanced Strokes and Maneuvers

Discover how to unlock the hidden potential within a sea kayak.

Some experience recommended | Sea Kayaks | 3 hours | $120

Rough Water and Tidal Currents

Learn to launch, land, and handle a sea kayak in rough water.

Some experience recommended | Sea Kayaks | 1/2 day | $140

PRIVATE LESSONS

Private sessions are available for all of our instructional programs. If you are unable to attend one of regularly scheduled classes, contact us directly, and we will pair you with an instructor and paddling gear on the day and time of your choosing.

Private Sea Kayak Instruction

Schedule a private class with an ACA Certified Coastal Kayak Instructor.

No experience necessary | Sea Kayaks | 2 hours $240| 3 hours $300

Private Stand Up Paddleboard

Schedule a private class with an ACA Certified Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor.

No experience necessary | Stand Up Paddleboards | 2 hours $160| 3 hours $210