Monthly Archives: June 2011

‘Perfect Storm’ of Conditions Leads to Kayaker Death

In a tragic accident during a honeymoon trip, a kayaker died of accidental drowning in the waters of Frenchman Bay last Sunday. The purpose of this blog post is not to judge the decisions made by this kayaker or to … Continue reading

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Litte Birds, Big Ocean: Paddling with the Puffins of Petit Manan

We rose at dawn and drove to a rocky beach south of Steuben, Maine. After carefully packing our kayaks with safety gear, food, water, and extra clothing, we donned the thick black wetsuits needed to paddle safely in 50 degree … Continue reading

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