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Touring Kayaking Instructor

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I am a retired US Marine aviator with over 30 years of service. I grew up in Sydney, Australia and spent my teen years competitively sailing and surfing in various Sydney venues.  Equipped with the (then) latest in kayak technology, I expanded my kayaking into light white water with visits to the Kangaroo Valley River, New South Wales (NSW), kayak surfing on Sydney beaches, and coastal kayaking throughout the harbor.  As a native bush walker, I participated in the Duke of Edinburgh Awards in eastern NSW.  I have been an enthusiastic backpacker ever since and even backpacked through NSW again in 2016.

I have been an avid coastal and light white water kayaker in the South/North Carolina and Virginia regions since 1996.  I paddled on the Great Lakes, and several smaller lakes in northern Minnesota. I look forward to working with my clients on basic sea kayaking and touring techniques.  There is nothing better than a long day on the water paddling and enjoying the views!  I look forward to showing you great local areas where only kayakers can go!


Level 2 Touring Kayak Instructor Certified through ACA

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