International Sea Kayak Guide Snubs Registered Maine Guides: American Canoe Association’s Cover-up


By Mary Fairchild(updated 12/02/2015) This was my favorite play area from my 2011 guided Coastal Maine trip (2011 report). The sea kayaking community needs, perhaps most of all, to guard against any shift from safety to one of recognition and getting paid.  Known as “Ocean Camp Maine,” my second guided trip[Read more]

Adaptive Paddling: Drawing a Line in the Sand


By Mary Fairchild Bay Cliff Health Camp  “Camp Yes I Can” tucked up in beautiful Big Bay, Michigan on Lake Superior.  Sam Crowley and Nancy Uschold of Sea Kayak Specialists, in nearby Marquette, have been a part of the Bay Cliff Health Camp kayaking program since 1994. In September they will[Read more]