Surf Kayaking Competition Clinic
Mar
22
8:00 AM08:00

Surf Kayaking Competition Clinic

Join us during Santa Cruz Paddlefest 2018 and learn tricks and tips of competing in surf kayaking! Lead by seasoned competition veterans, you will be able take your surf kayaking to the next level and learn what to do (and what not to do) during the contest. Whether this is your first competition or you want to hone your skills, this clinic is for you!

Please Note: This clinic is for intermediate to advanced paddlers with a consistent combat roll and knowledge of the surf zone.

Surf Kayaking Competition Clinic - March 22, 2018. 2 Hours. Donation

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Surf Kayaking Clinic
May
5
to May 6

Surf Kayaking Clinic

Using high performance whitewater and surf kayaks, we'll work to improve your skill set surfing ocean waves at a good surf break. We use a combination of discussion, on-water drills and coaching to get maximum benefit out of the day. We will work on timing and take-off, carving turns, reading the waves, the all-important surf etiquette, and generally shredding the surf. Stoked!

This 2-day clinic is designed for all levels of paddlers. Learn new skills and build confidence on the water! The clinic includes 2 days of instruction, camping, yoga, dinner Saturday night and coffee and tea Sunday morning.

Please note: Cost does not include kayak and gear rental. You can rent all the necessary kayak equipment, including wetsuit, helmet, paddle jacket, US Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD), spray skirt, paddle and kayak you'll need for the clinic. Email us at info@cwwcollective.com for details.

In association with River and Ocean Paddlesports Collective.

Surf Kayaking Clinic. May 5-6, 2018. 2 Days/1 Night $249

Tent and camping gear rental available. Email us at info@cwwcollective.com for pricing and details.

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Introduction to Sea Kayaking
Jun
2
to Jun 3

Introduction to Sea Kayaking

Join us 2-day introduction to sea kayaking in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area! Our weekend begins in the protected waters of Horseshoe Cove developing your fundamental sea kayaking skills. Here you will be introduced to the basic paddle strokes necessary for effectively and efficiently maneuvering your kayak as well as learning  techniques for rescuing yourself and others. The evening is spent in the quaint Marin Headlands Hostel where we provide a nourishing dinner and hearty breakfast.

On day two, we embark on a short journey along the picturesque Marin County waterfront. During our journey, we build on lessons learned the previous day, focusing on boat control and touching upon topics relevant to sea kayaking in San Francisco Bay – including practical navigation, dealing with boat traffic, tides and currents and much more! If you are new to kayak touring, this weekend immersion gives you a solid foundation to build your paddling passion on.

This 2-day clinic is designed for new paddlers – no experience necessary! The clinic includes 2 days of instruction, lodging, dinner and breakfast.

Please note: Cost does not include kayak and gear rental. You can rent all the necessary kayak equipment, including wetsuit, paddle jacket, US Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD), sprayskirt, paddle, bilge pump, paddle float and kayak you'll need for the clinic. Email us at info@cwwcollective.com for details.

In association with River and Ocean Paddlesports Collective.

Introduction to Sea Kayaking. June 2-3, 2018. 2 Days, 1 Night. $279

Private rooms available at an additional charge and are subject to availability. Email info@cwwcollective.com for pricing and options.

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Open Coast & More
Aug
18
to Aug 19

Open Coast & More

This 2-day clinic is designed for women looking to take their paddling through the surf zone and to the open coast! We begin the weekend with an introduction to the surf zone. Students learn about wave dynamics and beach characteristics and how to identify hazards. We will practice laughing and landing through the surf zone safely, bracing on breaking waves and holding position. The evening will be spent in the quaint Marin Headlands Hostel where we will provide a delicious dinner.

On day 2, we will embark on a coastal journey heading out under the Golden Gate Bridge and along the Marin headlands. Using the conditions of the day, we will work on learning and applying strokes relevant to maneuvering in the open coast environment, as well as water reading and use of environmental features in rock gardens. Your instructors will lead a discussion risk assessment and challenge you think about what to do if things do not go to plan.

This weekend is an introduction to paddling the open coast and all that lies beyond San Fransisco Bay!

This clinic is designed for paddlers with some formal training (i.e. a full-day introduction to sea kayaking class) and a working knowledge of sea kayak rescue techniques. Learn new skills and build confidence on the water!

Please note: Cost does not include kayak and gear rental. You can rent all the necessary kayak equipment, including wetsuit, paddle jacket, US Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD), spray skirt, paddle, helmet, bilge pump, paddle float and kayak you'll need for the clinic Email us at info@cwwcollective.com for details.

In association with River & Ocean Paddlesports Collective.

Open Coast & More. August 18-19, 2018 

Clinic Options:

Saturday & Sunday instruction + lodging, dinner & breakfast $279 (recommended)

Saturday instruction + lodging, dinner & breakfast $219

Saturday instruction only $129

Private rooms available at an additional charge and subject to availability. Email info@cwwcollective.com for pricing and options.

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Bioluminescence Magic
Sep
8
to Sep 9

Bioluminescence Magic

Bioluminescence is the emission of light by a living organism. Our weekend will begin in Point Reyes Station on the shores of beautiful Tomales Bay. Here you will be introduced to the basic paddle strokes necessary for effectively and efficiently maneuvering your kayak. We’ll pack our kayaks for the trip across the Tomales Bay then head out. After lunch, we’ll set up camp, practice yoga and relax for the afternoon. In the evening, we’ll enjoy a delicious dinner and go for a nighttime paddle through glowing bioluminescence! We’ll start the morning with breakfast then paddle back across the bay.

In association with River and Ocean Paddling Collective.

This trip is open to ALL SKILL LEVELS, even if you’ve never sat in a kayak before!

Bioluminescence Magic. September 8-9, 2018. 2 Days/1 Night $219

Cost includes kayak and paddling gear, instruction, camping, dinner and breakfast.

Tent and camping gear rental available. Email us at info@cwwcollective.com for pricing and details.

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Sea Kayaking & Whale Experience | Baja, Mexico
Feb
24
to Mar 2

Sea Kayaking & Whale Experience | Baja, Mexico

Sea kayaking, islands, warm water, yoga & amazing sea mammals!

The Sea of Cortez is a breathtaking sight, with the rugged desert landscape of Baja California Sur running into the bright blue ocean. The desert ridges and canyons around Loreto boast the richest variety of life on the peninsula, and the nearby islands and reefs teem with life. From the Sierra de la Giganta mountain range to the idyllic coastline, Baja California Sur is a natural paradise for adventurous travelers.

Save the date! More details to come, stay tuned...

Sea Kayaking & Whale Experience, Baja, Mexico. February 24 - March 2, 2019

In association with Sea Trek Baja.

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Open Coast & More
Dec
9
to Dec 10

Open Coast & More

Open Coast & More. December 9-10, 2017. 2 Days/1 Night $279

This 2-day clinic is designed for women looking to take their paddling through the surf zone and to the open coast! We begin the weekend with an introduction to the surf zone. Students learn about wave dynamics and beach characteristics and how to identify hazards. We will practice laughing and landing through the surf zone safely, bracing on breaking waves and holding position. The evening will be spent in the quaint Marin Headlands Hostel where we will provide a delicious dinner.

On day 2, we will embark on a coastal journey heading out under the Golden Gate Bridge and along the Marin headlands. Using the conditions of the day, we will work on learning and applying strokes relevant to maneuvering in the open coast environment, as well as water reading and use of environmental features in rock gardens. Your instructors will lead a discussion risk assessment and challenge you think about what to do if things do not go to plan.

This weekend is an introduction to paddling the open coast and all that lies beyond San Fransisco Bay!

This 2-day clinic is designed for paddlers with some formal training (i.e. a full-day introduction to sea kayaking class) and a working knowledge of sea kayak rescue techniques. Learn new skills and build confidence on the water! The clinic includes 2 days of instruction, lodging, dinner Saturday night and Sunday morning breakfast.

Please note: Cost does not include kayak and gear rental. You can rent all the necessary kayak equipment, including wetsuit, paddle jacket, US Coast Guard approved Personal Floatation Device (PFD), spray skirt, paddle, bilge pump, paddle float and kayak from various shops in the area. Email us at cwwcollective@gmail.com for details.

In association with River & Ocean Paddlesports Collective.

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Bioluminescence Magic
Oct
7
to Oct 8

Bioluminescence Magic

Bioluminescence Magic. October 7-8, 2017. 2 Days/1 Night $219

Bioluminescence is the emission of light by a living organism. Our weekend will begin in Point Reyes Station on the shores of beautiful Tomales Bay. Here you will be introduced to the basic paddle strokes necessary for effectively and efficiently maneuvering your kayak. We’ll pack our kayaks for the trip across the Tomales Bay then head out. After lunch, we’ll set up camp, practice yoga and relax for the afternoon. In the evening, we’ll enjoy a delicious dinner and go for a nighttime paddle through glowing bioluminescence! We’ll start the morning with yoga, a hearty breakfast then paddle back across the bay.

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In association with River and Ocean Paddling Collective.

This trip is open to ALL SKILL LEVELS, even if you’ve never sat in a kayak before!

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