Intro to Surf Zone
Learn about wave dynamics and beach characteristics and how to identify hazards. We will practice side surfing, launching and landing through the surf zone safely, bracing on breaking waves and holding position.
In order to access many places on the coast, negotiating the surf zone is required. Also an emergency landing may be needed.
In this class you will learn:
Surf zone dynamics, etiquette, and hazards
Group communication and safety in surf
How to swim in surf
How to brace in breaking waves
Launching and landing techniques
Basic boat control and positioning on the wave