Registered Maine Sea Kayak Guide PatchSea Kayak Guide Course: Registered Maine Sea Kayak Guides have a long, rich history and are nationally-recognized as providing a very high standard in outdoor skills and know-how.

Maine Kayak will be offering a six-day Sea Kayaking Guide Course for participants who are looking to lead sea kayaking day trips and overnight trips in the State of Maine.

Our course will cover a variety of topics, including risk management, group dynamics, navigation, safety, outfitting, Maine coastal flora and fauna, leave no trace ethics and other subjects that will help you to prepare for the Registered Maine Guide exam.  We will spend time in the classroom with powerpoint presentations, on water practical paddles and oral preparation exam.

We provide course book, classroom material, kayaks, paddling gear, paddling clothing and much more.  When you confirm a reservation, we will send a full information package including everything need to prepare to become a Maine Guide.  Maine Kayak hires part time and full time guides and staff from this course.  You will have a chance to learn a lot of soft and hard skills about becoming a Maine sea kayak guide.

Price: $400

Guide Course Dates: May 17th – 19th & May 24th – 26th, 2019
Maine Kayak – New Harbor, Maine

The Maine Kayak guide course price includes the 40 hours training course, the DIFW sea kayak guide test fee and 5 year Maine guide license ($235 value).  You will need to schedule the background check ($50) on your own.

Please call our office (207-677-3455) or email:

Please fill out the enrollment form and mail full course payment to our winter address (P.O. Box 674, Unity, ME 04988).  We have limited space available, so please complete the enrollment form and mail or call in the $400 payment to us as soon as possible to secure your spot.  We accept all major credit cards, checks and money orders.  Please note that the course payment does include state testing and license fees (which are detailed in the attached Maine Guide License Application).

Click below to download PDF’s –

Guide Course Form Guide License Application

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