Bellyak Announces 2016 Clinics

Want to learn the language of whitewater in a fun and supportive environment with some of the worlds best Bellyakers? Adam Masters and Jamie MacLeod will be teaching a Quickstart Demos, One Day Intro to Whitewater and our Bellyak Progression Clinics.


Quickstart Demos:

These will be held once a week in Asheville on the French Broad River…we’ll be announcing our locations via our Facebook Page each week. These are a quick and easy way to hop on a bellyak and test out our models to see which one is right for you…we’ll provide the boat and the gear and let you hop on and check it out! These are free to the public…just drop us a line and let us know you’re coming!



Intro to Whitewater:

This class is for someone new to whitewater who wants to learn the ins and outs of moving water.

What you will learn:

-How to mount

– forward stroke and turning strokes

-water reading: understanding currents and features


These courses will be taught on the Tuckaseegee River in Dillsboro NC, dates to be announced early May. Please contact us for pricing and availability!


Bellyak Progression Clinic:

Want to do more than just try it once? Want to get better, to learn skills to take others out on the river? Then the Bellyak Progression Clinic is for you! This eight week course will take you from zero to bellyak hero….we will be using the Tuckaseegee, French Broad, Nantahala, Pigeon and Ocoee Rivers…beginning with the Intro to Whitewater skills then progressing each week in skills and fun to get you certified to be a Bellyak Instructor. You are guaranteed to have fun, and upon completion will be eligible to be a Bellyak Ambassador (more details coming very soon!)


Please, contact us today to find out more. We will be releasing the full course schedule, pricing and curriculum very soon!