Touring Kayak - Beginning Lesson Learn how to use touring kayaks. The first half will include discussion on kayak equipment, steering strokes, paddling in a straight line, bracing and rescues. The second half will be a tour on a local waterway in which we will have the chance to become proficient in our skills. We use very stable solo and tandem kayaks that have big cockpits. This class is a great introduction for beginners to the sport of kayak touring and sea kayaking. Cost includes kayak equipment and guide. Trips go rain or shine.