Fundamentals I is designed for the beginner
and novice seeking a quick introduction to the foundations of safe and
efficient sea paddling primarily focusing on use of your core muscles.
Topics addressed: Introduction to the marine
environment. Maps and Charts. Sea kayak safety and design. Basic equipment and use. Kayak
fitting and wet exits. Paddling basics of forward, stopping and
reversing, sweep strokes, stern rudder.
When making a reservation less than 24 hours in advance, please call 212-924-1327 to confirm availability.
Inclement Weather or Conditions: Our courses and tours go rain or shine unless deemed dangerous or inappropriate by NYKC, then we refund or reschedule as you desire.