Learn kayak skills to explore more places and have more fun.

The Mendocino Coast is a beautiful and fun place to learn kayaking skills.  LFK's Jeff and Cate teach sea, river, and surf kayaking for beginning through advanced paddlers.  Both Jeff and Cate are known for their teaching and coaching expertise as well as their paddling skills and are certified instructors through the American Canoe Union.  Jeff is a British Canoe Union and Paddlesports North American Coach.  Cate is a credentialed K-12 teacher.  They use a direct instruction teaching style that is a blend of instruction, guided practice and fun.

Introduction to Kayaking Classes

Sea Kayak Classes

Whitewater Kayak Classes

Surf Kayak Classes


Private Lessons and Custom Classes


Do you need some guidance on which class is right for you?  Email or call us.  Classes, private lessons, and assessments are available.


Whitewater Ocean Kayaking