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S ea Kayaking Skills and Adventures, Ltd.

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Elizabeth O'Connor: SKSA owner and head instructor

We're here to provide for your paddling needs:

Keep in mind that we paddle year round. We have the most daylight in the summer, but water temperatures are excellent from June through October with minimal gear. From November through May water temperatures demand specialty gear - call us for advice.

We have designed specific programs with the beginning, intermediate and advanced paddler in mind. We envision a progression from organized lessons to focused clinics then tours on protected waters and ultimately to advanced paddling adventures with trained guides.

But we understand everyone has specific needs. We are prepared to meet you practically anywhere on Long Island for private lessons or specialty tours. Time and travel rates apply outside our area, but group discounts are also available.

To sign up for any program, please obtain a registration form and send it to us at the following address:

Sea Kayaking Skills and Adventures
P.O. Box 3165
New Haven CT 06515

Registration forms in PDF format are available for download here.

A 50% deposit reserves a spot in the class or event of your choice, but please make certain that space is available before sending a payment.

If you prefer to call, you can reach us at 203-903-5705. If we are on the water, please leave a detailed message.

To contact us via the web please use the form below:

We will respond to you as quickly as possible and provide you with an e-mail address for further communication.

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American Canoe Association Skill Courses:
ACA Kayak Fundamentals (L1)
ACA Kayak Essentials (L2)
ACA Coastal Kayak (L3)
ACA Open Water Kayak (L4)

ACA Canoe Fundamentals (L1)
ACA Canoe Essentials (L2)

ACA River Kayak Fundamentals (L1)
ACA River Kayak Essentials (L2)

American Canoe Association Trip Leader:
ACA Kayak Leader Training & Assessment

Instructor Development & Certification:
Amer. Red Cross. Kayak Instructor (L1)
Amer. Canoe Assoc. Kayak Instructor (L1)
Amer. Canoe Assoc. Kayak Instructor (L2)
Amer. Canoe Assoc. Kayak Instructor (L3)
Amer. Canoe Assoc. Kayak Instructor (L4)

SKSA Specialty Instruction:
SKSA Skills Clinics (rolling, rescue, etc.)
SKSA Race Clinics (sprint, marathon)
Specialty Training (adventure race, surf)
Private or Semi-Private Lessons

Other SKSA Features:
SKSA Tours (scheduled, custom)
Equipment Advice (paddles, boats, gear)
Other - Explain below

About me (us):Unless you have a boat and gear, please provide your physical data (age, height, weight) to help us in tailoring rental equipment and training to your needs. Also please provide your paddling experience, prior training and let us know if you have any special requirements or conditions that may affect your training safety.


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