Be prepared to wake up early to go kayaking. The morning is often the best time for paddling because the winds tend to be calmer […]
Potato. Little Camp. Hell’s Half Acre. Those are just a few of the islands that make up Merchant’s Row archipelago, clustered off the Deer Isle […]
Under a cloudless sky, Mark Fletcher of Maine State Sea Kayak leads a dozen paddlers in yellow tandem kayaks from Pretty Marsh village’s Bartlett’s Landing boat launch site out into a saltwater channel.
Cadillac Mountain Sports holds free kayak demos on Thursday nights through the summer. The Ellsworth store sells both kayaks and paddleboards.
This was no ordinary kayak tour of the Maine seacoast; this was a four-day course designed to train future kayaking guides and instructors in the technical skills of ocean navigation, team leadership and — in this case — kayak towing.
The owners of The Activity Shop are on a mission to get visitors in the right-sized boat for the right body of water for their Maine vacation.
Old Quarry Ocean Adventures offers everything from kayak rentals and kayaking lessons to half-day and full-day kayak tours with guides.
Getting the hang of paddling a sea kayak, veteran guide Rich McDonald says, can make one feel like a different animal altogether. “Your legs are […]
There’s a spot on the coast of Ironbound Island where the cliffs don’t quite fit together. The break in the coastline creates a grotto where […]
A short, bird-like call echoed over the sparkling Bagaduce River. The shore was too distant to see its source, but Karen Francoeur knew it was […]
Old Quarry Ocean Adventures offers tours, classes and rentals for sea kayaking. Visitors also can board the charter boat with their kayaks for trips to faraway islands.
Always inspect your rudder. Jim Lenke isn’t a guide, but that’s the moral of a story he tells the uninitiated sea kayaker. Lenke, his wife […]
Located in an inconspicuous grove of pines near Long Pond, National Park Canoe and Kayak Rental has been providing equipment and advice to water enthusiasts for more than 30 years.