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Cheri Perry and Turner Wilson:
Greenland Strokes and Rolling
Cheri Perry and Turner Wilson (full bios) are self proclaimed rolling fools who are coming to Sweetwater Kayaks October 2 – 4 to teach Greenland paddling skills and rolling.
This pair has traveled the globe both competing in and teaching the Greenland style of paddling. So whether you are new to Greenland paddling or looking to improve your skills, here is your chance to learn from some of the best Greenland paddlers and instructors on the planet.
Skill classes will be held October the 2nd and 3rd, with an open water journey and practical application of Greenland skills on the 4th. Classes are $125.00 per day.The skills classes will consist of two half day sessions**, one being Greenland skills and the other rolling. The cost for the journey including practical application of skills on the 4th is $125.00.
Space is limited, so contact the shop at 727-570-4844 to make your reservation.
**Depending on the number of participants, the class may be divided into two sections. In this case both sessions would be offered in the morning and the afternoon, ensuring a good student to instructor ratio.
Discounted Rolling Classes Are Forming
Only 3 Classes Left To Save $$$$
For a limited time, rolling classes are being offered at $30 for the initial session. Now is the chance to learn a valuable skill and take your kayaking to the next level. Classes will be held at Sweetwater location, in the Weedon Island Preserve area and are expected to fill up.
For reservations or more information contact the shop at 727-570-4844. Classes held 10:00 a.m. at our Weedon Island Rental location.
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PaddleBoards include: Rogue, Riviera, Hovie, Smooth and Pau Hana
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We have a large selection of Standup Paddle Boards. We feature Riviera, Rogue, Pau Hana, Smooth, C4-Waterman and Great Lakes , and many others.
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More About Us
Sweetwater Kayaks sells kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards for the novice paddler, the expedition minded paddler, and everyone in-between. We don’t just sell boats and boards; we are a full service paddle sports store with the best trained staff in the area. Everyone on our staff is a coach and possesses certification from the American Canoe Association (ACA), British Canoe Union (BCU), or both.
Our ACA and BCU certified coaches have put hundreds of paddlers on the water over the last 20 years, and are skilled at matching your size, physical capabilities, and paddling skills with the right kayak. Our staff’s experience in fitting and training comes from over two decades and thousands of paddlers we’ve paddled with, mentored to, and coached on the sea.
So whether you are a beginner looking to learn the basics, an intermediate paddler looking to add to or enhance your skills, or a seasoned paddler looking to fine tune your paddling, we can provide you with the training you need. So let our skills, knowledge, and experience enhance your comfort, fun, and safety for your style of paddling.
Not sure where to begin your journey? Check out our rental operation. Our rental fleet is comprised of U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary inspected recreational style kayaks that are available 7 days a week at our Weedon Island location, located just south of the Cultural Center on Weedon Island Preserve. For rental information or reservations please contact our shop at 727-570-4844. Rental information is also available on our rentals page.