All of CIBC instructors are Students at CSU Channel Islands. They are skilled, dedicated and passionate about making sure every participant has a fun and successful experience. Each instructor has been carefully selected for their watersports background, teaching ability, educational experience. Our instructors are committed to a “Safety First” approach to having fun while learning and are certified in CPR, First Aid, and lifeguarding through the American Red Cross and possess Safe-boat handling certified through the California Department of Boating and Waterways. Additionally, our lead instructors either hold certifications through US Sailing, American Canoeing Association, NOLS, or US Coast Guard. Expect only the best with our highly qualified and dynamic Instructors.