Kayak links & resources

Here is a list of upcoming events and helpful links in the area for kayakers:

4th of July Kayak Quickstart Safety Basics & On-the-Water Games 10:30-12:30 pm with Jean Kostelick ACA InstructorPlease RSVP by July 2nd ccjeanko@gmail.com

Boothill Cup Race August 12th : 

http://www.touringkayakclub.org

Marine Forecast A weather forecasting resource we like; put in your city/zip and be sure to scroll down and click on the marine forecast! wunderground.com

 

General information (lots of it) about kayaking:

Atlantic Kayak Tours "Expert Center" online

http://www.atlantickayaktours.com/pages/expertcenter/main-expert-center.html

Maine Kayak:  Sea kayak trips in Mid-Maine

Wonderful resource! The Complete Sea Kayaker's Handbook by Shelley Johnson

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=shelly+johnson+complete+sea+kayakers+handbook

 

Local kayak outfitters we love (great places to learn and paddle!!):

https://manhattankayak.com  in NYC

https://www.primepaddlesports.com  on the Hudson River

http://www.seakayakct.com  Stamford CT

 

One more great reason to join the American Canoe Association (ACA)… just an hour away, summer camp for grown-ups and a great place to bring your boat and BBQ:

http://www.americancanoe.org/?page=Lake_Sebago

and our personal (awesome) experiences there:

https://2geeks3knots.com/tag/aca-camp/

 

Repairs for fiberglass kayaks (or for your own gorgeous bespoke kayak!), our friend

Dan Thaler of Moonlight Marine

http://www.moonlightmarine.net/gallery.html

 

Nelo surfski info:

https://fastpaddler.com/nelo-surfskis/

Excellent resource for how-to articles, classifieds, and more: paddling.com

 

"Connyak" local sea kayaking community and classifieds ads  connyak.org

 

Kayak Paddle Float by NorthWater: A variation on the paddle float we used, slightly more expensive because it has several camping/car-topping uses:

https://www.amazon.com/North-Water-Kayak-Paddle-Float/dp/B004CG7K6U/ref=sr_1_2?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1499796691&sr=1-2&keywords=north+water+paddle+float

 

The NorthWater brand float I have:

https://northwater.com/collections/paddle-floats-re-entry-aids/products/paddle-float

 

NorthWater brand rescue stirrup (there are others out there.. google)

https://northwater.com/products/pro-rescue-stirrup

 

NRS water shoes/boots with good thick soles (personally, we avoid anything with laces or loops):

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Dsporting&field-keywords=NRS+water+shoes&rh=n%3A3375251%2Ck%3ANRS+water+shoes

 

Horseshoe Harbor 

Yacht Club

Larchmont Manor Park

65 Park Avenue

Larchmont, NY 10538

By Sea

 

HHYC Larchmont NY