Tides & Currents

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               Tides & Currents

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Learn how to paddle using the currents in San Francisco Bay.  Students will also get the opportunity to learn and practice in the Yellow Bluff tide race In this class students will learn how to interpret current flow information for San Francisco Bay, and how to apply this knowledge strategically to a paddling destination while monitoring effects of the current on your progress. These are essential skills for safe paddling in the Bay! In the Yellow Bluff tide race, students will get the opportunity to learn and practice fundamental paddling techniques used in fast current, including peel outs, eddy catching, and ferry gliding. For those who are interested, playing in the rough water and waves of the tide race, will be supported and encouraged! This is an excellent opportunity to push your limits with a strong safety net.