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Author Topic: Greenland kayaking training  (Read 380 times)


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Greenland kayaking training
« on: May 22, 2017, 11:49:49 AM »

After kayaking for 15 years with a Perception Eclipse, last summer I purchased a lightweight Greenland style kayak from a builder in Michigan (Betsy Bay Kayak).
It has turned out to be a much more different paddling experience than I had anticipated.
I am looking for someone who may be a certified trainer in Greenland kayaking to get some lessons.
Please contact me at kenpariseau@verizon.net.
Thank you
Ken Pariseau


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Re: Greenland kayaking training
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2017, 06:20:32 PM »

Talk to Carl & Sam Ladd at Osprey Sea & Surf Adventures.  They sponsor Cheri & Turner at least a couple times a year.  www.ospreyseakayak.com  508-636-0300


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Re: Greenland kayaking training
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2017, 05:23:57 PM »

If you want to get into Greenland kayaking and paddling I would suggest the Hudson River Greenland Festival.
and on Facebook

I have attended for 3 years and find it a great experience, not that I'm getting much better.  I have a true Greenland Kayak that I made at Turner Wilson's class and it indeed is a different experience to paddle. I also have made many Greenland paddles.
Checking I see that there still are openings at the Hudson River Greenland Festival.