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How Do I Get Started With Kayaking

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  • Emerson Point Preserve

    5801 17th St West, Palmetto, FL (map)

    27.532249 -82.646370

  • Look for Wayne at the ranger station, first driveway on the left.

  • Wayne is leading a class For Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department and has 5 spots reserved for SAG members.

     HOW DO I GET STARTED WITH KAYAKING - If you have ever thought about kayaking, especially in our wonderful preserves, then this is for you! Listen, learn and ask questions as our kayak guide and certified kayak instructor Wayne, talks about the opportunities to paddle Manatee County's award winning blueway trails. How can I have a safe and wonderful experience? How do I choose the right kayak, paddle and gear? All attendees will receive a 'next step' checklist and a copy of Paddle Manatee, A Guide to Area Canoe and Kayak Trails. -

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  • Dawn S.

    This is an evening lecture, correct?

    August 23, 2014

    • Wayne

      Oops! It is a morning event. Sorry for the wrong time in the original posting.

      1 · August 23, 2014

    • Dawn S.

      That sounds better! lol Thx!

      August 24, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    count me in !! I haven't kayaked in a few years but I'm looking forward to getting back into it.

    August 23, 2014

  • Wayne


    This a classroom course. So, no kayaks needed.

    August 23, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Oh, so no water time?

      August 23, 2014

    • Wayne


      August 23, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Wayne, are kayaks available for rent?

    August 23, 2014


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