Hometown: Burlington, VT
July 31, 2008
13 years sea kayaking, 4 years whitewater
Fishing, ice fishing
Have taken a number of multi-day sea kayaking and whitewater courses over the years that all included safety training and skills. I have a strong roll, have demonstrated practice and real rescues in open ocean, rough water scenarios. I'm good at both day and night navigation, trip planning, playing in tide races and currents. Have some surf skills. Regularly organize or participate in skills sessions with peers. (Note: I hold no BCU or ACA certifications)
based on the skill levels as defined for this group - Expert (however, among the sea kayaking community at-large, I would be considered an intermediate paddler)
Love all types of kayaking: sea kayaking, whitewater (Class II) and kayak fishing. I'm very safety oriented and like to work on improving skills, learning new skills and constant practice of both.
Its a very friendly group....truly a group where all skill levels are welcome.