2023 Schoodic Sea Kayak Retreat

Join Guillemot Kayaks and Sea Sherpa Kayak On Some Of The Finest Sea Kayaking On The Eastern Seaboard

Co Presented By Boat Designer/Builder/Instructor Nick Schade Of Guillemot Kayaks And Open Water Coach Gerry Polinsky Of Sea Sherpa Kayak.

The annual Schoodic Sea Kayak R

nick Mon, 01/30/2023 - 16:46
Sep 10, 2023
Learn to Kayak @WoodenBoatSchool

Join Nick in Brooklin, Maine for "Family Week" at the WoodenBoat School for fun and adventure while learning the basics of sea kayaking. With over 40 years of kayaking experience, Nick is an accomplished kayaking instructor and coach. 

nick Sat, 12/03/2022 - 11:39
Jul 16, 2023
Fine Strip Planked Boat Building @WoodenBoatSchool

If you want to build a lightweight, rugged, and beautiful small boat, combining thin strips of wood with epoxy and fiberglass will make a cartoppable, low-maintenance, and gorgeous vessel. Nick Schade has been building strip-built boats for over 30 years.

nick Sat, 12/03/2022 - 11:28
Jul 09, 2023
Advanced Coastal Kayaking at the WoodenBoat School

Join sea kayak designer, builder and paddler in beautiful Brooklin, Maine for a week of on-the-water learning. The coast of Maine around the WoodenBoat School in Brooklin, Maine features some of the best sea kayaking on the eastern seaboard. 

nick Mon, 01/03/2022 - 11:20
Jul 24, 2022

What is a Sea Kayak?


The articles in the late great print magazine “Sea Kayaker” featured articles of people doing multi day expeditions to far exotic places. Today’s legendary kayaks became legendary because of the legendary expeditions to remote shores in which they were used.