Kayaking the Coast of Maine Trip Report: Week 2

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The journey that began two weeks ago is cruising along. Chuck Domenie from the Eastern Mountain Sports Kayaking School and his paddling partner Sandra took a rest day yesterday in Stonington, Maine. Chuck checked in with me from the local library... Read More »

Kayaking the Coast of Maine Trip Report: Week 1

Paddling / Uncategorized / ZZBLOG POSTS

Last week, Chuck Domenie from Eastern Mountain Sports Schools and his paddling partner Sandra Townsend set off from Eastport, Maine for a 3-week, 300-mile kayaking trip along the coast of Maine. What makes this trip particularly noteworthy is that... Read More »

Paddling With a Purpose: A 3-Week Kayak Journey Starts TODAY


Ask any Eastern Mountain Sports employee what their favorite time of year to hike, paddle or camp is and I’ll virtually guarantee they’ll all say “fall.” Kayak Instructor Chuck Domenie is no exception and at 11am this morning, he... Read More »

Best Paddling Accessories for Comfort in the Cockpit


Whether you’re goal is adventure or serenity, a few hours in a kayak can put a  grin on your face from start to finish. Unless of course, you’re not comfortable for one reason or another. As we look ahead to warmer... Read More »

Outdoor Safety Advice From Rescue Professionals

Camping & Backpacking / Paddling / ZZBLOG POSTS

Last February, I paddled alone down the Annisquam River. Shortly after launching my kayak, the US Coast Guard motored alongside me. I waved, but they did not wave back. Rather, they peered at me through binoculars, pointed at me... Read More »

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