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Learn how to kayak

The kayaking instruction clinics are offered in two half day sessions.  Our Registered Maine Guides will teach paddling strokes, boats balance, on water safety, navigation, self and assisted kayak rescues.  For personal skill building or becoming a Maine guide!

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Kayak Instruction

We have sea kayaking instruction clinics available everyday for beginner – advanced paddlers.  Or learn to become a Registered Maine Guide and join us on the water!

Maine Kayak offers several kayaking instruction options.  Learn safety and rescue techniques, boat balance, strokes and advance on-water skills with Maine Kayak!  We offer two basic kayaking instruction clinics focusing on learning the essentials to hit the water.  Our instructors will teach paddling strokes, boats balance, on water safety, navigation, self and assisted kayak rescues.  Our Basic 1 and Basic 2 courses are taught as half-day, successional forums to take your sea kayaking skills to the next level and get you fully prepared to safety enjoy your time on the water.

Or join us for a multi-day Registered Maine Guide course that will provide you the skills and training to become a fully licensed and registered Maine Sea Kayak Guide.  Registered Maine Guides have a long history in the state and must be among the highest skilled and most knowledgable paddlers on the water.  We cover everything from boating laws to navigation to hard skills to risk management over the course of two 3 – day weekends.

Kayaking Clinics

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Maine Kayak – The Way Paddling Should Be!

Need Help from a Maine Kayak Specialist?

Call Toll Free US or CANADA: 1-866-624-6352 (1-866-Maine-Kayak)

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Learn From Master Maine Guides

Join us for a kayak instructional clinic and learn the basics from us!

A Look Inside the world of Maine Kayak

Our kayak guides typically carry digital cameras and GoPro’s on our kayaking tours.

This is a collection of Maine Kayak’s trips photos for you to get a taste of the real Maine kayaking experience.  Maine Kayak offers sea kayaking, lake kayaking, and whitewater Maine kayaking trips, lessons and kayak rentals in Maine.  Maine Kayak has guides who take kayaking trip photos on most daily Maine kayaking trips adventures.  We have many memorable experiences kayaking in Maine and we want to share a little with you.  Please enjoy our Maine kayaking trips photo gallery.

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