Sea Kayak Skills Day: Unity Pond

Paddle Technique, Re-entries, and Rescues This class is designed for those who are new to kayaking and for those who want to improve their paddling technique. The morning will focus on sea kayaking gear (boats, paddles, safety gear…) and paddling technique. In order to safely paddle on tidal waters it is imperative for your safety and the safety of your friends that you know how to re-enter your boat and help them re-enter theirs. Good paddle technique will reduce the … Read More

Women’s Sea Kayaking: Downeast Adventure

Downeast Maine is a unique and magical place. It is remote and wild. Quintessential rocky coast, extreme tides, bountiful wildlife, and rocky outcroppings make this one of our most spectacular adventures.  We will camp on  Bois Bubert Island. On the Maine Island trail Bois Bubert boasts, cobbled beaches, and a fresh water pond that is a perfect place for a refreshing dip after a day on the ocean. If wind and weather are in our favor we have the opportunity … Read More

Women’s Sea Kayaking: Lobster Buoy

This trip is a bit different than our usual Women’s Sea Kayaking adventures. We will be base camping at Lobster Buoy Campground in South Thomaston Maine. Launching from Lobster Buoy offers us options for exploring a variety if locations on the Maine coast. Conditions permitting we can paddle out to the Muscle Ridge Islands. One of the most spectacular chain of islands in the Mid-Coast. If the wind is not in our favor we can paddle south toward Tenants Harbor … Read More

Sea Kayaking Skills Series: Session 1

Session 1: Paddle Technique, Re-entries, and Rescues This class is designed for those who are new to kayaking and for those who want to improve their paddling technique. The morning will focus on sea kayaking gear (boats, paddles, safety gear…) and paddling technique. In order to safely paddle on tidal waters it is imperative for your safety and the safety of your friends that you know how to re-enter your boat and help them re-enter theirs. Good paddle technique will … Read More

Labor Day Sea Kayaking Adventure

Relax on Labor Day with a Sea Kayaking Adventure.  Explore Casco Bay from the Brunswick region. From this launch we have many options.  The Goslings with their beautiful sand beaches for swimming and relaxing, Little Birch (a one acre rocky island) ,Crow (accessible only at low tide), Little French with its cobbled shoreline  and Little Whaleboat Island (a cluster of islands linked by mud, sand and ledge) are all possibilities for our island exploration. Your day will begin at 9:00 … Read More

Kayak Skills Workshop

Are you a lake paddler that is ready for the ocean, a beginner who wants to learn to paddle, or are you looking to build confidence in your ability to maneuver in tidal waters? This workshop is designed for beginners and those who have some kayaking experience but want to take their skills to the next level. In this workshop we will concentrate on paddle technique, boat re-entry’s, and basic safety gear. When you learn technique for the perfect paddle … Read More

Paddle Maine Monday

Explore the nooks and crannies of this magical coastline with North Star Adventures. Maine has over 3,000 miles of coastline (over 5,000 miles if you include the over 4,500 islands)! Have you ever wanted to paddle the Maine coast but don’t have the gear, knowledge or paddling partner? North Star Adventures is excited to continue our Paddle Maine Monday series for 2021. Experience the tidal changes, biodiversity, marine life and coastal culture, twice a month, in July and August as … Read More

Maine Lakes: Women’s Wilderness Paddling Adventure

If you like remote lakes, 4000’ mountains, sand beaches, and clear refreshing water then this trip is for you! We will be travelling by tandem and single kayak from island to island stopping at sand beaches along the way for swimming and lunch. At night we may camp on our own private island or on a remote mainland site. Food will be made from fresh local ingredients. We will be cooking over fires, baking in dutch ovens and cooking on … Read More