What to Bring for Lessons

It’s very important you dress appropriately for your lesson. Your comfort level will dictate how much you learn and how much you enjoy your lesson. If you have any questions regarding the lists below, please contact us.

Beach Lessons (Jericho Beach)

Our Jericho Beach location is equipped with changerooms and storage space. There are washrooms available at the nearby sailing centre.

  • waterproof rain jacket with hood
  • warm sweater or light jacket
  • clothing material should be quick drying nylon, synthetic or wool
  • please bring comfortable shoes for in the kayak, your shoes will get wet. (sport sandals work best) – footwear is mandatory in all lessons.
  • towel & bathing suit (for under a wetsuit if applicable to lesson)
  • sun hat, sunscreen, sunglasses with secured neck string
  • change of clothes (including footwear)
  • nutritious lunch and water
  • money for pay parking

Dock Lessons (Granville Island)

Our Granville Island location is on bustling Granville Island. Parking is free for 3 hours on the island, or pay parking is available. There is one changeroom and two washrooms available, and a small amount of storage space.

  • waterproof rain jacket with hood
  • warm sweater or light jacket
  • please bring comfortable shoes for in the kayak, suitable for the weather conditions (i.e. old running shoes or sport sandals). ┬áIf paddleboarding, please bring footwear to walk to the launch, but you can be barefoot on the board.
  • towel & bathing suit (for under a wetsuit if applicable to lesson)
  • sun hat, sunscreen, sunglasses with secured neck string
  • change of clothes (including footwear)
  • nutritious lunch and water
  • money for pay parking
  • clothing material should be quick drying nylon or synthetic.

Day Trips & Multi-day Lessons

You will be provided with a full packing list at the time of booking.