Greenland Paddling

Greenland Paddle Building Workshop  

Carve, shape, and finish your own handmade traditional paddle... and all from a 2 x 4! Let SC&K's Benjamin Fontenot walk you through the steps. Adding a skinny blade to your paddling will increase your skills and add depth to your repertoire. We provide all materials and tools. (For those that choose to bring their own tools, see our recommended tool list.) 7 hrs  $199

Intro to Greenland Paddling Class

Take the plunge into Greenland-style paddling! Let us introduce you to the traditional side.. Discover the unique history and skills that shaped kayaking as we know it. Learn all of the essential strokes, braces, rescues, and techniques of using a skinny stick. Time to find your inner Inuit. 4 hrs  $95

Greenland Rolling Class

Want to roll with the grace and efficiency of an Inuit qajaq hunter? This course is for students with an existing roll who want to learn the techniques of Greenland-style rolling. We will be covering the side skull, standard layback greenland roll, balance brace, and butterfly roll.  2 hrs  $85

Immersion into Greenland Paddling (2 Day Class)

The history of qajaqing is full of rich culture, skills, and equipment that still resonate with sea kayaking today. Come discover Greenland-style paddling and skills with our 2-day full immersion course. Let us catch you up on the last 2000 years of kayaking in two days!  We will cover paddling techniques using a "stick" and kayak rolling refinement,. We will take you from flat water basics to rough water surf essentials. Day One: Rolling, Eskimo Rescues, Bracing & Day Two: Into the Surf Zone $190

Greenland Boat Building Workshop 

Building your own traditional skin-on-frame kayak is an experience of a lifetime! Workshops are 6 1/2 days in length. You finish with a skin-on-frame kayak and a Greenland-style paddle of your making, each designed to be the most efficient for your particular size. Visiting instructor Brian Schulz of Cape Falcon Kayaks methodically takes you through the steps each day. No previous experience is necessary. Price includes all materials and instruction.  Workshops are held each fall season here at our retail store location in Savannah, GA. Please call for more details and to register for this unique opportunity! $1895