About Eskape:
The Next Step…

Eskape is the next step in your paddlesports training. We specialize in:
•  Custom-Private skills instruction for sea kayakers, whitewater kayakers and Stand-Up Paddleboarders, and
•  ACA Instructor Certification courses and Trip Leader Training.

Photograph of Roger SchumannEskape is a small, owner-operated paddlesports school. Most classes are taught directly by owner Roger Schumann who has been leading custom classes and tours on the California coast since 1992.

Roger is a top-level ACA Instructor-Trainer in several disciplines, who is known for his local expertise as well as being a featured coach at paddling symposiums across the country and around the world, for his articles in Sea Kayaker and other magazines, and for co-authoring 2 books.

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Award-Winning Books

Roger’s Award-Winning Guidebook:
Updated New Edition!
Sea Kayaking Central & Northern California
and Sea Kayak Rescue

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How to purchase Books

Work in Progress:
Due out in Spring, 2016

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Sea Kayaking
Tips and drills for kayakers who are ready to take their skills to the next level, whether you are just getting started or you’re ready  to get serious.



FOR SALE: Used Kayaks & Gear
Spring Cleaning Sale: It’s time to refresh the fleet. Great deals on used gear.


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