Kayaking Photo

Narragansett, RI
Photo by Jon Sharlin

Upcoming Events

From September until May all paddles are posted on the message board.

Winter Rolling Sessions

When: 1pm - 3pm on 1/12, 2/9, 3/8, and 4/12
Where: South County YMCA, 165 Broadrock Road, Peacedale, RI 02883
RSVP: Rich Coupland (rlcoupland@msn.com or 401-595-1175)

Only 10 kayaks will be allowed in the pool at one time.

Kayaks must be cleaned inside and out. They will be inspected before being allowed in the water.

These are not rolling clinics and there will be no formal instruction available. It may be possible to match people looking to learn to roll with people willing to instruct. If you are interested in learning to roll or in instructing others to learn to roll, please note this in your RSVP.

Include your ACA membership number in your RSVP. If you are not an ACA member there will be a $5 insurance fee.

Navigation Classes

When: Saturday, January 25 and February 22, 1:00-4:00 pm
Where: The Kingston Free Library, 2605 Kingstown Road, Kingston, RI 02881. We'll use the upstairs meeting room.
RSVP: gleasont63@gmail.com

The goals are to provide tools to plan and navigate coastal journeys.

The first session will begin with basics:

The second session will review and build on the first:

Bring a base plate/orienteering compass, and any other navigation tools you might have. A chart or two...

Recommend reading: Ferrero, F. 2007. Sea Kayak Navigation. Pesda Press

Before choosing to participate in a group trip check the marine forecast and consider the trip level. Check the RIC/KA Sea Kayaking Paddling Basics for more information about group trips.

Changes and cancellations are posted on the message board.

From time to time unofficial trips are posted on the Show & Go section of the message board.