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July 2017

FastTrack 3: ROCKS AND RESCUES

July 9
kayakers paddling near rocks

Some of our best Maine paddling is along beautiful rocky coasts, underwater ledges, and reflecting waves. Learn that rocks can be your friend…and your puzzle! This often challenging - and sometimes wet - day is for those seeking the thrill of sliding, carving, edging, and generally bouncing about in the rocking and rolling environment of our rock gardens. The rocks and ledges of Maine help us train our dynamic, effective strokes, in bumpy water and breaking waves. While rivers and…

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FastTrack 1: INTENSIVE

July 28 - July 30
kayakers maneuvering sideways by rocky cliffs

Designed for athletic beginner, novice, and intermediate paddlers, MIKCo’s FastTrack courses have been highly effective at quickly tuning aspirants into paddlers on the sea. The FastTracks will push you farther, faster. FastTrack 1: INTENSIVE covers the fundamental building blocks of most sea paddling skills and rescues, with an equal emphasis on developing your seamanship: your judgmental skills of navigating, expeditioning, and appropriate bumpy water practice experience. Course-specific teaching methods are geared toward the quicker-learning paddlers willing to work for their…

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August 2017

Piscataqua River Trip and Demo Day

August 6
kayaker near an eddy line

Let’s meet up in on Maine's border with New Hampshire and ride the tides through the working and historical harbor town of Portsmouth. The Piscataqua River is wonderfully tidal many miles inland and empties a large watershed, which makes this a fun and exciting journey for those able to cope with currents and eddy lines, and maneuver around big boat traffic. We expect paddlers to have reasonable boat control and basic support strokes in order to take advantage of any…

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September 2017

Anglesey, Wales BCU 5 Star and Expedition Training Week

September 26 - September 29
Nigel Dennis kayaking in tidal race

Join us in Anglesey at the end of September for a five day BCU 5 Star and Expedition Training Course out of Nigel Dennis’s Sea Kayaking UK Centre. Train and paddle along the cliffs and exposed coasts of Holy Island jutting out into the Irish Sea. Experience the beauty and power of North and South Stack races, and the infamous Penrhyn Mawr. As Nigel says, “If you can paddle comfortably here, you can paddle most anywhere.” Formal 5 Star Training sign offs are…

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