Caring For Your Outdoor Gear

Outdoor people often invest a lot of money acquiring gear. If you spend a little extra time on the back end of a trip washing, drying, replenishing and repairing you will save time, money, and prolong the life of your gear.  You know the scene, you get home, you’re tired, want a shower, and a cold beverage. In a rush you throw your gear in the garage telling yourself you’ll get to it later. Next thing you know it’s time … Read More

Sea Kayaking: Belfast, Maine

Explore Belfast Harbor with North Star Adventures. We have several options for exploration depending on tide, and weather. Crossing the channel we have the option of paddling down the  Passagassawakeag and exploring the tidal river.  The river name is of Native American origin and is believed to mean “a sturgeon’s place” or “a place for spearing sturgeon by torchlight. We also have the option to paddle into Penobscot Bay and explore the coast toward Moose Point or Little River. Mornings … Read More

Respecting Natural Places

I have been passionate about the value of spending time in nature since the 1980’s. It has always been a place of peace and grounding. In this time of pandemic and social distancing (and gym’s being closed) more and more people are flocking to our parks, trails, lakes,and rivers for physical fitness and mental health.  Trails are more crowded. If you don’t arrive early, parking lots are full and you are left looking for another place to enjoy nature. This … Read More

Kayaking: Belfast, Maine

Explore Belfast Harbor with North Star Adventures. We have several options for exploration depending on tide, and weather. Crossing the channel we have the option of paddling down the  Passagassawakeag and exploring the tidal river.  The river name is of Native American origin and is believed to mean “a sturgeon’s place” or “a place for spearing sturgeon by torchlight. We also have the option to paddle into Penobscot Bay and explore the coast toward Moose Point or Little River. Mornings … Read More

Sea Kayaking: Belfast, Maine

Explore Belfast Harbor with North Star Adventures. We have several options for exploration depending on tide, and weather. Crossing the channel we have the option of paddling down the  Passagassawakeag and exploring the tidal river.  The river name is of Native American origin and is believed to mean “a sturgeon’s place” or “a place for spearing sturgeon by torchlight. We also have the option to paddle into Penobscot Bay and explore the coast toward Moose Point or Little River. Mornings … 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

Sea Kayak: Belfast

Due some COVID cancellations with camp contracts I have some open dates this week. If folks sign up I’ll do another Belfast morning paddle. This is a perfect tour for folks who need to feel more comfortable paddling on tidal waters. Cost is 55.00 and includes boats, PFD’s, paddles, and snacks. If 55.00 is prohibitive send me an email and we can talk about alternatives.  Hope to see you! Join us from 9:00 – noon on Thursday July 9th.  

Pedaling and Paddling in Belfast Harbor

North Star Adventures and CG Bikes are partnering to bring you exciting new paddling and pedaling adventures in the Mid-Coast region. Throughout the summer months we will offer opportunities to explore Belfast Harbor and the surrounding area by sea kayak and bicycle. Sea kayak tours will include a three-hour morning paddle exploring Belfast harbor. The opportunities are endless from paddling up the Passagassawakeag (Passy) to exploring Moose Point and Little River. Tours include all paddling gear and locally made snacks. … Read More

Sea Kayaking: Belfast, Maine

Explore Belfast Harbor with North Star Adventures. We have several options for exploration depending on tide, and weather. Crossing the channel we have the option of paddling down the  Passagassawakeag and exploring the tidal river.  The river name is of Native American origin and is believed to mean “a sturgeon’s place” or “a place for spearing sturgeon by torchlight. We also have the option to paddle into Penobscot Bay and explore the coast toward Moose Point or Little River. Mornings … Read More

Sea Kayaking: Belfast, Maine

Explore Belfast Harbor with North Star Adventures. We have several options for exploration depending on tide, and weather. Crossing the channel we have the option of paddling down the  Passagassawakeag and exploring the tidal river.  The river name is of Native American origin and is believed to mean “a sturgeon’s place” or “a place for spearing sturgeon by torchlight. We also have the option to paddle into Penobscot Bay and explore the coast toward Moose Point or Little River. Mornings … Read More

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