Intermediate Kayak Waitlist

  • 31 Oct 2021
  • Jericho Sailing Center


  • Add yourself to this waitlist to be notified of new upcoming intermediate kayak lessons!

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This is a waitlist for intermediate kayaking. Please add yourself to this waitlist if you are interested in participating in lessons but find they are full. We will notify you when new lessons become available. You may remove yourself from this waitlist once you are enrolled in a lesson or have been certified to avoid receiving emails.

About Intermediate Kayaking:

Prerequisites: At least 1 season of kayaking after the beginner course or a significant amount of time paddling after the beginner course (around 20 hours) 


  • Navigation, tides/currents, weather, sea state, signaling/communication for paddler
  • Multi-day trip planning

Paddling skills

  • Efficient and effective strokes (forward, turning, bow/stern rudders, stopping, sideward displacement, low & high braces)
  • Boat edging and dynamic stroke combinations

Rescue and safety skills

  • Self-rescue techniques (intro to rolling, paddle float, stern climb)
  • Assisted rescue techniques (heel hook/T, bow presentation, scoop, stirrup, all-in, hand of God, etc)
  • Towing skills (contact, tow-line)

Please note wetsuits are required for all kayak lessons, all season long. 


Sailing - Windsurfing - Kayaking - Paddle boarding

Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery St., Vancouver BC V6R 4K5
Like most of Vancouver, the Jericho Sailing Centre is located on unceded, traditional and ancestral territory of the Coast Salish Peoples,
including the territories of xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) - What does that mean?

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