WHITEWATER KAYAKING PENOBSCOT RIVER MAINE
Maine Kayak offers specialized whitewater kayaking instruction with a course for every skill level and ability. We offer individualized teaching with ACA certified instructors to address every student’s personal goals and objectives. We offer a low student to instructor ratio and state of the art whitewater kayaks, safety equipment, and personal gear to provide the optimum environment for student success.
Maine Kayak’s Beginner One & Two whitewater Courses introduce basic flatwater skills and progress to class II-III white water paddling techniques throughout the course curriculum. These courses are offered as a complimentary and successive instructional forum to take student’s from novice whitewater boaters to advanced beginner Class III paddlers. Call our friendly office staff toll free at 1.866.624.6352 for more information or to book your whitewater kayaking vacation in Maine.
Beginner One Whitewater Kayaking Instruction –
The Beginner One Whitewater Course introduces students to the art of kayaking. Fundamental boating skills such as boat balance, proper paddling technique, safety, and basic paddling strokes are addressed. Over the three-day course, students progress from flatwater paddling to Class II river running.
Beginner Two Whitewater Kayaking Instruction –
Our Beginner Two Whitewater Kayaking Course builds on the skill foundation provided by our Beginner I course. Students will have the opportunity to refresh and refine their paddling knowledge and technique. More advanced paddling skills will be taught such as the Eskimo roll. These courses are offered as a complimentary and successive instructional forum to take students from novice white water boaters to advanced beginner Class III paddlers. Beginner Two participants are required to have either completed the Beginner One course or have demonstrated Beginner-level abilities and white water experience.
Intermediate Whitewater Kayaking Instruction –
The Intermediate Whitewater Kayaking Course focuses on the needs of the skilled whitewater paddler who seeks to refine their whitewater technique. For our intermediate section, participants should have basic knowledge of white water paddling and an accompished Eskimo roll. This course is designed for the skilled white water paddler seeking to expand their rodeo and playboating abilities and is offered on the river best suited to the student’s learning objectives.
Private/Advanced Whitewater Kayaking Instruction –
The Private and Advanced whitewater kayaking instruction is offered on all rivers for students who seek to benefit from the advantages of one-on-one instruction. Private instruction is scheduled at the convenience of the customers during times outside of scheduled course dates. Private instruction is offered for all skill levels and takes places at various locations depending upon the skill and goals of the student. Advanced white water instruction can be reserved for one-on-one or group kayaking lessons. Advanced boaters are encouraged to call our friendly office staff to check on course availability and to schedule preferred dates.