Paddlesports of Naples offers kayak lessons for beginners to advanced paddlers and everywhere in between. Sea Kayak touring, kayak rescues, Greenland style paddling and rolling are some of the classes offered. Kayak lessons are generally offered in the Naples area but requests for alternate locations can be submitted.
About the Instructor:
Jay Rose is a American Canoe Association Certified Level 3 Kayak Instructor. He also has an ACA Endorsement in Rolling in addition to Traditional Skills with a BCU 3 Star Award. Growing up paddling in New England, Jay moved to Florida in 2009 and began working professionally in the paddlesports industry. Shortly after, a love for Greenland paddling and rolling developed as well as his desire for expedition paddling. Soon thereafter, trips around Acadia National Park in Maine and the Upper Maine Coast to adventures in the Florida Everglades and the entire Florida Keys followed. Later a strong passion for the sport of the Surf Ski developed and now time is the biggest enemy. Whether you are an inexperienced paddler looking to build skills on flat water or an experienced paddler looking to refine skills in open water, Jay can help you achieve your goals.
Choose from one of the classes below to get more information on them.