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Kayak Kraft
Kayak, Canoe & now SUP School

~ Skills Building, Assessments & Expeditions ~

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Sea Kayaking At Its Best

Kayak Kraft will get you started, enhance or add excitement to your sea kayaking, canoe and SUP experience in a safe and fulfilling way. Kayak Kraft provides both ACA and BCU courses, instruction, assessment and expedition support from its base on Bainbridge Island, WA. Serving Puget Sound, the Pacific Northwest PNW, British Columbia BC and the greater Seattle area.

 

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2013 Outer Island Expedition:
This expedition is part of Sitka Conservation Society’s (SCS) Community Wilderness Stewardship Project.  The Project, begun in 2009, is a partnership between SCS and the Tongass National Forest Service to collect base-line data on the ecological conditions and human impacts to designated Wilderness areas.
The Tongass NF in Southeast Alaska is the nation’s largest National Forest totaling 17 million acres with almost 6 million acres of designated Wilderness Area (also the largest total Wilderness area of any National Forest).  Almost all of this land is only accessible by boat or on foot.  Because most Tongass Wilderness Areas are so difficult to access, Forest Service Wilderness rangers rarely, if ever, have the ability to monitor areas which require technical skills, lots of time, or difficult logistics for access.  SCS augments and fills in the gaps in data by targeting these areas.
For the 2013 project, Craig and Thorne Bay ranger districts have asked SCS to conduct a monitoring expedition to a set of outercoast islands adjacent to Prince of Wales Island.
 
Visit back here soon to find out about our next adventure...


“If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea”

~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Home Base:
+47˚ 37' 17.55"  -122˚ 31' 3.30"
Bainbridge Island, WA USA
 rob @ kayakkraft . com
(206) 661~3745
See you on the water!

Kayak Kraft proudly uses the following for it courses and expeditions

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MSR:  Tents & Stoves

PENTAX:  Cameras

Outdoor Research:  Dry storage & clothing

Werner:  Team Paddler

Snap Dragon:  Spray Decks

Kokatat:  Global Ambasador