BBB Course Calendar

 

 

Leadership / Guide Training

We provide customizable staff training sessions for groups of guides who have been hired to work in the San Juan Islands and beyond.

Safety & Rescue

Skyline Marina 4399 Bowman Bay Road, Anacortes

Learn different methods of self and assisted rescue, how to call for help, and add tools to the toolbox for dealing with unexpected incidents.

$399

Tides and Currents–San Juan Islands

  If you plan to kayak on the sea then you need to know how to deal with the effects of the daily tides and currents. The San Juan Islands provide the perfect classroom for people who wish to enrich their paddling experience safely explore the coastal environment. Participants in this class will learn how […]

$225

Body Boat Blade 2-Day

&sbsp; This class is intended for experienced sea kayakers looking to hone their kayaking skills to a high level of performance in dynamic environments. We develop an understanding of how wind, waves and currents affect our kayaks and how we can use these effects to control our boats with certainty and ease. With the techniques […]

$399

Navigation and Tidal Planning

  With some time at the chart table, and some time on the water weaving your way through the beautiful San Juan Islands, you will learn the foundations of sea kayak navigation. Using compass, chart, and watch, you will be introduced to concepts such as fixing your position, planning for currents and wind, reading a […]

$225

Advanced Tides and Currents

This class is similar to our Deception Pass Tides & Currents course (on our Core Classes page), but will be conducted at higher tidal velocities. Participants who have not taken this Core class should have experience paddling in the more dynamic features found in fast-moving water. Please call if you have
questions.

$399

Expedition Skills Course 3-Day

  This skills development class is a multi-day overnight trip with coaching along the way. Designed for students who have taken classes from us in the past, or have a solid foundation of paddling skills, who want to continue developing but may not feel ready to paddle the Islands on their own. This is a […]

$675

Expedition Skills Course 5-Day

    This is our most comprehensive class. For 5 days, you will be immersed in sea kayaking in the San Juan Islands. We will use the pull of the moon to go from one island to another, faster and with less effort. We will learn how to go from a "low oxygen environment" to […]

$999

Expedition Skills Course 3-Day

  This skills development class is a multi-day overnight trip with coaching along the way. Designed for students who have taken classes from us in the past, or have a solid foundation of paddling skills, who want to continue developing but may not feel ready to paddle the Islands on their own. This is a […]

$675