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Save 10% on select merchandise purchased from L.L.Bean at llbean.com, by phone or at retail stores; not valid at L.L.Bean Outlets or through our global.llbean.com Web site. To redeem offer, either click through your promotional email; enter promo code LIBERTY during online checkout; provide the code to a phone representative; or present email to a store cashier. Offer applies to merchandise only and excludes shipping and handling charges; return labels; taxes; license/stamps; gift cards; repairs; duty; engraving; monogramming; alterations; gift boxes; select boats, optics, electronics, knives and tools; firearms; 100th anniversary products; Bean Boots by L.L.Bean and Maine Hunting Shoes; Outdoor Discovery Schools private lessons and custom adventures; and Direct to Business orders. Not valid on previous purchases or with employee discounts. Cannot be combined with other percent-off or dollar-off discounts. All refunds will match the discounted amount on the purchase receipt. L.L.Bean reserves the right to deactivate promo code(s) in the event of fraud or technical issues and to limit quantities of individual items eligible for purchase with this discount. Offer valid from Thursday, February 11, 2016, at 12:01 a.m. ET, to Monday, February 15, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

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  • Weather-appropriate paddling clothing (preferably synthetic*)
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Closed-toed water shoes
  • Sunglasses with lanyard (polarized recommended)
  • Hat with visor
  • One-quart water bottle or hydration system
  • Personal prescriptions such as EpiPen or inhaler

Optional

  • Waterproof camera
  • Wetsuit or drysuit
  • 14.5-foot or longer sea kayak with two bulkheads, spray skirt, paddle and US Coast Guard-approved Type III PFD†
  • Extra change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Lip balm with sunscreen

What We Provide

  • Use of all necessary paddling equipment: boats, paddles, PFD's, etc.
  • Wetsuit
  • First-aid kit
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools

Open Water Sea Kayak Techniques Course

Reserve Your Spot Now

Our advanced kayaking skills course will give you the confidence to paddle in any conditions. Registered Maine Guides will teach you to navigate open water, plus advanced paddling and rescue techniques.

  • Prerequisite:  Introduction to Sea Kayaking & Intermediate Sea Kayaking, or comparable experience
  • Activity level:  Moderate
  • Minimum age:  12 (17 and under with parent or guardian)
  • Questions? Please call 1-888-552-3261

Course Description

Enjoy a full day of fun and education that's sure to help you go further and explore more on future kayaking adventures. Our Registered Maine Guides and ACA Certified Instructors will teach you the paddling and navigation skills you'll need for exploring open water in a kayak, include how to read and interpret nautical charts for pre-trip route planning as well as on water navigation. They'll share tips about route planning and group management skills, and offer you expert advice on how to keep your whole group safe and comfortable. You'll practice advanced rescue and towing techniques and learn how to work with changing water and weather conditions while paddling on Maine's scenic Casco Bay.

All necessary paddling equipment is provided.

L.L.Bean does not usually cancel events due to inclement weather. However, we reserve the right to cancel an event at any time due to severe weather, low enrollment or other concerns. If L.L.Bean cancels your event, you will receive a full refund for the cost of your reservation.

Enjoy a full day of fun and education that's sure to help you go further and explore more on future kayaking adventures. Our Registered Maine Guides and ACA Certified Instructors will teach you the paddling and navigation skills you'll need for exploring open water in a kayak, include how to read and interpret nautical charts for pre-trip route planning as well as on water navigation. They'll share tips about route planning and group management skills, and offer you expert advice on how to keep your whole group safe and comfortable. You'll practice advanced rescue and towing techniques and learn how to work with changing water and weather conditions while paddling on Maine's scenic Casco Bay.

All necessary paddling equipment is provided.

L.L.Bean does not usually cancel events due to inclement weather. However, we reserve the right to cancel an event at any time due to severe weather, low enrollment or other concerns. If L.L.Bean cancels your event, you will receive a full refund for the cost of your reservation.

Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy

*Synthetic clothing dries quickly and is the best choice for outdoor pursuits. Please do not wear cotton clothing. When wet, cotton rapidly robs the heat from your body and takes a long time to dry. We also recommend you dress in multiple layers, allowing you more flexibility to comfortably respond to the weather conditions and your level of exertion.

†Please call ahead if you plan to use your own equipment as it must pass inspection by L.L.Bean staff before use. If it's deemed unsuitable, we will provide you with the necessary equipment.