Below are links to the various courses offered at Humboats by certified instructors. Hawk Martin, the lead instructor, is a certified A.C.A coastal kayak instructor and has achieved his 4-star certification and canoe safety certification from the British Canoe Union (BCU). Hawk has training in swiftwater rescue and has completed the wilderness first responder course. Hawk has over 15 years of experience in paddle sports and has accomplished numerous adventure kayaking and solo expeditions worldwide. Hawk is a tested professional. He has taught basic and advanced kayak skills to hundreds of clients and had led tours in many countries. He is a forthright and safety conscious paddler, and no matter which course you take, you will learn skills that will help you to enhance your enjoyment on the water in a safe and confident manner.

Learn to Kayak

Kayaking Basics

Comprehensive Weekend

Surf Zone Survival

Eskimo Roll

Open Water Rescue/Capsize Recovery

Navigation I, II, and III

Wilderness Skills for Paddlers

Sea Kayak Leadership

Tide Rips and Currents

Expedition Planning

Forward Stroke Clinic

Introduction to Canoeing

Canoeing Beyond the Basics

Kayak Photography Workshop

Advanced Skills Training

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 Upcoming Events
Upcoming events for July
Last updated July 1st 2012

Humboats rental shop will be closed July 2nd-9th. We open for rentals again on the 10th.

Trinidad Bay Whales & Wildlife Tour Sun. July 15th 9am-12:00pm $75pp

Full moon kayak tour, Fri. Aug. 3rd 7:00-9:30pm $50pp. Kayak the bay as the moon rises.

Learn 2 kayak lesson Sat. July 21st. 1:00-4:00pm $45pp

GIFT CERTIFICATES are available year round. We customize each one with a personal message from you

Be sure to check our Online Calendar for a complete list of upcoming events.
 Latest News
July 1st 2012
10:00 am

For all our fans, followers, and would be patrons, This website is currently undergoing some changes and upgrades. The new site will be online by July 10th with lots of cool new features. We\'ll have a better photo gallery where pictures can be viewed and downloaded. We are going to be posting videos of our adventures and hosting a blog for writing about them. There will be an up to date calendar (finally) and a reserve it yourself page for signing up online. All this and more and not a minute too soon

Visit the Humboats Kayaking Forum to read the rest of this article and more.
 Photo of the Week

Paddler: Liz Tobeck
Photographer: Click photo for full pic
Comments: Sanderlings take flight from the Oyster barge on the Mad river Slough. Liz, an avid birder glasses the flock as they pass directly by. This years Godwit days festival saw mother nature in full display!

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