This 5-hour class offers complete instruction for touring kayaking. Taught in cockpit-style kayaks, the class begins with an on-land orientation on kayak equipment and technique. On the water, students begin with wet exits in a controlled area with the instructor. Paddlers then review and practice strokes including power, touring, sweeps, braces, and draws. Wet exits and safety skills are practiced including group and self-rescues. If time allows, a short paddle tour completes the class. The class fee includes appropriately outfitted cockpit kayaks and gear.