This impressive technique was first developed by northern native cultures and has become the best self-rescue method for its speed and its ability to minimize exposure to the cold ocean water. Learning to roll not only enhances your safety, it improves your bracing and confidence on the water. During this evening session you will develop a solid foundation to perfect this valuable maneuver.

Tuition: $85
Location: St. John's (other locations on demand)
Prerequisites: Paddle Canada Level 1 or equivalent certification/experience. Students must have a solid foundation of the basic strokes and rescues before taking this course.
Includes: Kayak and equipment
Course Dates: On demand throughout the season -- call to set up a time

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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