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Improve your paddling skills with a Kayak Class

Want to gain the necessary skill and experience to pilot a kayak or stand up paddleboard by yourself? Sea Trek offers several types of classes for kayakers catering to a variety of skill levels. We have excellent instructors who get plenty of one-on-one time with each student, and we have lots of different types of kayaks for you to try and use.

What is your paddling experience level?

This will help you choose the right class for you.

Level 1 - No Experience Necessary, first timers welcome!

These classes are designed for people with all experience levels looking to improve their skills and to build a good base level of knowledge.

Level 2 - Introductory to Kayaking Class Required

These classes are designed for people looking to expand their paddling skills and to see new areas around San Francisco Bay. Check individual classes for specific prerequisites.

Level 3 - Intermediate and or Advanced Class Required

These classes will take you into more dynamic conditions and help you build confidence on the water. Check individual classes for specific prerequisites.

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Lady learning how to paddle her sit on top kayak through the waters of Richardson Bay by Sausalito, CA

Sit-On-Top Kayak Class

$95
Non-Members

$47.50
Members

Alameda
Sausalito
Level 1
3 Hour

Sit-on-top kayaks are an easy way to get on the water and enjoy a paddling adventure. In this class we’ll practice all the basic strokes, review safety concerns, tides/currents and weather. Short kayak tour included.

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intro to surfski

Introductory Surfski Class

$125
Non-Members

$105
Members

Sausalito
Level 1
3 Hour

Surfskis are high performance sit-on-top kayaks designed for speed on open water, most commonly the ocean, although also well-suited to all bodies of water and recreational paddling. In this class we’ll practice all the basic strokes, review safety concerns, tides/currents and weather. Short kayak tour included.

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how to hold a kayak paddle

Introductory Sea Kayaking Class

$165
Non-Members

$82.50
Members

Alameda
Sausalito
Level 1
7 Hour

We use traditional sit-inside sea kayaks with sprayskirts. This class is required for anyone wanting to rent a sit-inside kayak.

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2 girls learning how to upright their flipped kayak during a class with Sea Trek during a class in Sausalito, CA

Intermediate Sea Kayaking Class

$115
Non-Members

$90
Members

Alameda
Sausalito
Level 2
Half Day

Learn some of the finer points of kayaking, new strokes, boat handling and maneuvering.

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starting your kayak roll

Advanced Sea Kayaking Class

$165
Non-Members

$125
Members

Sausalito
Level 3
Full Day

Cross the bay to Angel Island, where you can work on braces, rescues, navigation, and more.

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Kayakers learning to navigate rougher waters with the Angel Island Skills Package - offered at Sea Trek

Sea Kayak Skills Class Package

$378
Non-Members

Sausalito
Level 1
Multiday

Sign up for all three kayak classes (Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced) and get a discount!

Sea Trek kayak rescue class where the students are learning advanced techniques of how to upright a kayak in open water.

Rescues Sea Kayak Class

$95
Non-Members

Sausalito
Level 2
3 Hour

Practice your sea kayak rescues in this class and enhance your on water safety.

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    Frequent Paddler Pass

    $175 for 10 hours kayak & SUP rental in both locations!

    Save 50% on your next kayak or SUP rental.

    The Perks:

    Can be used in Sausalito or Alameda
    Can be used for up to 4 people at once
    $17.50/person/hour
    Never expires

    Purchase your Frequent Paddler Pass on your next visit to Sea Trek!

    Monday, April 22

    Sausalito Hours

    April 1 – May 31 
    Monday – Sunday  9am – 5pm

    Alameda Hours

    April 6th – May 31st
    Monday – Friday 9 am – 4pm
    Saturday – Sunday 9 am – 5pm

    Sea Trek offers 2 different locations for most of our classes.

    Choose the location for your Sit-On-Top Kayak Class

    Sea Trek offers 2 different locations for most of our classes.

    Choose the location for your Introductory Sea Kayaking Class

    Sea Trek offers 2 different locations for most of our classes.

    Choose the location for your Intermediate Sea Kayaking Class

    Sea Trek offers 2 different locations for most of our classes.

    Choose the location for your Advanced Sea Kayaking Class