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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I just wanted to pause and say thank you so much for a wonderful visit to the San Juan Islands. We had a lovely time and it was such a special part of our trip this last month. Despite some crummy weather the trip was superb and Saturday was particularly special for me. I was so happy I was practically levitating! And of course Saturday was rounded off by some wonderful beach theatre!

Many thanks again — a big South African hug — Baie Dankie bru!
Kylie and Roger

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