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Alan M.

Event Organizer

Location:

Delmar, NY
Hometown: Delmar

Member since:

January 13, 2013

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What level paddler are you? Never tried it but want to, beginner and been out a few times, intermediate-kayak regularly, dangerously experienced!

I've been learning for 14 years, and have lots more to learn. I enjoy rolling kayaks Greenland style and camping out of a kayak. I am an ACA Level 3 Coastal Kayak instructor.

Do you own a kayak, and if so, what kind?

I have a small fleet. Favorites include a Greenland skin-on-frame, a Dagger Meridian and an NDK Explorer. Most recently, I built a Pygmy Murrelet.

Where is your favorite place to kayak?

Two spots - Lake George and the Hudson River.

Do you take responsibility for your own safety and agree to abide by the posted rules for each event?

You bet.

Tell us a little about yourself and paddling history!

I've paddled canoes since I was a kid, buying my first in 1972. I started kayaking in 2000 and did the Hudson River from Albany to Manhattan in 2002. Retiring from real life in 2007, I started working with Atlantic Kayak Tours, helping to start their Norrie Point State Park paddlesport center. I love helping people add to their kayaking skills.

Introduction

I love kayaks, kayaking and sharing the sport with others. I instruct, guide, build kayaks and carve Greenland paddles. I hope to meet all of you on the water!

What Alan M. is saying about this Meetup Group

Great group of fun people!


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