MIKCO & COVID-19 - Navigating the changes brought on by the coronavirus pandemic is like paddling uncharted waters. Please see our Covid Notices in the dropdown menu under the Home tab, or click the Covid Index button.

NDK Explorer
Pre-Season Orders

It's not too early to start planning your custom ordered Nigel Dennis Kayak for delivery in late winter-early spring 2021. Pre-Season orders are due September 15th. MIKCo reserves the best build slot of the year in December at the NDK factory in Wales, when there are no up-charges for some custom extras. Choose from any RAL color, custom bulkhead, recessed deck fittings (RDF) placement, rigging, seat type, dragons... or dream up your own!

Boat of the Week
Tiderace Xtra HV $2,950

Very lightly used demo mode, Cobra-built: a stable, sleek performance based sea kayak oriented toward surf and rock hopping for the larger paddler. 

We're offering deep discounts on one boat each week for a limited time. Check back often - the next deal might be your dream sea kayak!

Ram Light and the Old Man of Cushing
Ocean School Index

A collection of articles, reviews, Coach's Blog posts, Ocean School Curriculum materials, and Covid-19 info, indexed by category. Read Thoughts on Fitting, Demoing and Choosing a Sea Kayak or the new tale from the trail as George, Finbar and Rob Go Downeast.

Rock Garden Play in Casco Bay

Article by Sandy Lang. Photographs by Peter Frank Edwards

Founder of Maine Island Kayak Company Tom Bergh of Peaks Island encourages others to experience sea kayaking and the ocean's lessons. A Master Maine Sea Kayaking Guide, he successfully circumnavigated Nelson Island in the South Shetland Islands in 2000 - part of a three-person, unsupported sea kayaking journey that was the first of its kind.


"When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty."    John Muir