Rock and Calm Water
Getting ready for the waves
Planning the day.
A nautical chart.

A weekend safety course that has a strong focus on ocean paddling. An excellent introduction to sea kayaking and our most popular course! Includes a stroke development clinic, a day trip on the ocean, lectures on kayak safety, weather interpretation, kayak design, equipment and navigation.

Tuition: $299 + $50 if kayak rental required
Location: St. John's
Prerequisites: None
Includes: Course manual, Paddle Canada certification and group equipment.
Course Dates:

East Coast Dates:

June 15-17, 2018 in St. John's

July 13 - 15, 2018 in St. John's

August 10-12, 2018 in St. John's

September 28 - 30, 2018 in St. John's

West Coast Dates:

June 15-17, 2018 in Corner Brook


Level-1 Playground

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Richard Alexander and students.

We're always eager to hear from people who are interested in our courses, or from alumni who've taken our courses and just want to let us know how they're paddling pursuits are going.


The Newfoundland Kayak Company
47 Parkhill Street
St. John's, NL A1E 6B2


[email protected]


(709) 726-0516

I was nervous of what would be expected of me. Those fears were quickly put to rest. The course format advocates skills advancement in a fun and enthusiastic way.

A sea kayak


Leslie Wells, St. John's, NL