Kayak Navigation and Long Island Paddling Books added to NACK Library
Three new books have been added to the North Atlantic Canoe & Kayak Library. All books are available to members at regular meetings. Exploring East End Waters by Mike Bottini has been described as the most comprehensive guide to kayaking and canoeing on the East End of Long Island. From the Peconic River to Block […]
NACK Greenland Paddle Building Class in LI Press
We’re happy to report the NACK greenland paddle making class last Sunday was filled to capacity and there are now 10 new greenland paddles soon to be in the water. A video of the event is even featured on the Long Island Press website. Chris Raab on the left of Tuktu Paddles made the trek […]
Kayak Safety and Cold Water
As National Safe Boating Week draws to a close we are again tragically reminded of the dangers of cold water immersion. According to published reports, the body of a missing Connecticut kayaker was found on the beach in Amagansett and two others paddling in Maine also lost their lives. All three were reported to to […]
Greenland Kayak Techniques On-Water Exhibition, Sunday, May 30 at pier 66
For those of you in town for the long weekend, this mini-preview of the Hudson River Greenland Festival looks like an interesting diversion. QajaqUSA and NYRiverSports invite you to an on-water demonstration of traditional Greenlandic paddling skills: On Sunday May 30th, at 2:00 PM, members of QajaqUSA, the American Chapter of Qaannat Kattuffiat (The Greenland […]
Mayday Kayak Race Results
Empire Kayaks 12th Annual Mayday On The Bay Kayak Race was the perfect way to kick off this year’s kayaking season. Over 60 kayakers enjoyed the sunshine and 80 degree temperature as they paddled around Garrett Marsh in this fun 3 mile race. James Kowalski of Lynbrook was first overall with a time of 24 […]
Spring 2010 Schedule Updated
An updated version of the NACK Spring Schedule of kayak training, trips, classes, practice sessions and meetings is now available here and on the schedule page.
Kayak Safety and Rescue Training
North Atlantic Canoe and Kayak will be sponsoring a four hour American Canoe Association certified course “Fundamentals of Flatwater Safety and Rescue” on Monday May 24th and June 7th. This workshop introduces essential flatwater safety practices and rescue techniques that can be performed with a minimum of equipment, in the first few minutes of an […]
NACK Spring Newsletter Now Online
The Spring 2010 Newsletter is now available. Read about Inter-Coastal Skill Assessment, ACA Training Week at Lake Sebago, the New Jersey Paddlesport Symposium, Outfitting your kayak and more.