Kayak Instruction

For ten years we have worked closely with our great friends at Body Boat Blade International. Shawna Franklin & Leon Somme are two of the best coaches in North America, and we are incredibly fortunate to have this kayak school operating close to us, on Orcas Island.

We put a high value on great kayak instruction and these are the folks who not only help to train our staff every year, they also provide a valuable mentorship and give us priceless feedback on our operations. Any questions that we have regarding risk management or “best practices” are graciously answered by this dynamic duo. We talk a lot about redefining the standard of guide training here in the San Juan Islands and Body Boat Blade helps us to achieve it.

If you want fun and informative kayak instruction then call these guys, you won’t regret a thing!

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This trip to Cypress Island was my first experience kayaking in the San Juan Islands, or Puget Sound. I was glad to realize how much personal interest you two owners took in the guests, yet not over-selling your business, and in providing what I considered was a perfect tour. I would recommend Anacortes Kayak Tours to anyone interested in kayaking in the San Juans.

Warm regards from both of us,
Cynthia Dietz and Susan Larsen

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