CCK in Half Moon Bay
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Kayak storage

California Canoe & Kayak at Pillar Point Harbor        

Since 1993 we've operated our premier coastal center from the shores of Pillar Point Harbor, next to the Half Moon Bay Yacht Club. Situated at the north end of Half Moon Bay, the harbor area is an excellent venue for a wide range of sea kayaking activities. We have a superb multi-media classroom devoted to sea kayaking instruction, with numerous displays on kayak history, destinations, technique, and more. Changing rooms, rest rooms, hot showers, and the amenities of the Half Moon Bay Yacht Club make it a comfortable place to learn sea kayaking, as well as relaxing after your class.

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Kayaking Near Pillar Point

With the sheltered harbor and nearby ocean, this is a perfect location for learning everything from basic skills to kayak surfing, navigation, and open coast strategies. We also offer harbor and ocean tours, special events and workshops, youth and corporate programs, and ACA instructor certification. Our Pillar Point Harbor Tour is a great way to experience the are for the first time; scheduled bimonthly, or by appointment. Arrange to stay at local B&B, Hostel, or Inn, making it a perfect weekend adventure!

Schedule and Map        

Rentals at our Pillar Point Harbor location are available by appointment. Email us to request a rental reservation at or call us at 510-893-7833. 


All rentals include paddles & PFDs. Wetsuits available. Rental rates: $20/hr for single kayak; $30/hr for tandem kayak. 

Classes and trips are held on weekends and some weekdays year-round; special events and private instruction can be scheduled mid-week or on weekends. Call us for more information, or to sign up for classes and trips now: 800-366-9804

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Kayak Storage available!        

Indoor kayak storage available at our Half Moon Bay location! Secure container, on-water location, access 24/7.  $180 for 6 months.  For more info, or to set up an appointment to check out our kayak storage container, please email Sean Morley at Sean (at)