Sea Kayaking & Touring

Lumpy Waters Sea Symposium 2016

by paul-kuthe
Thursday, November 24, 2016
   Sea Kayaking & Touring
Thursday, November 24, 2016
While we never know what the sea will bring us, we are always certain to have a good time. This year was no exception. The students, generous sponsors, and our exceptional coaches all said the same thing... This HAD to be the best year yet!

It begins with a whisper. Then, it begins to grow… “We want Lumpy, we want Lumpy, we want Lumpy…” Before long all 175 bright eyed, Gore-Tex dry suit clad participants are jumping and chanting at the top of their lungs in unison like sea warriors, their hearts burning with the desire to ride the sea. And so, we must give the people what they want!

We want Lumpy!!
We want Lumpy!!

This year’s event had it all. Happy hour every night with amazing coaches and classes for all skill levels every day. There were Coast Guard presentations, a late night flare shooting clinic, evening films and expedition presentations, a great raffle, wonderful food, and special gifts for all.

Matt Porter was there to support the event with Kokatat’s fleet of demo dry suits, and to help make sure participants stayed warm, dry and happy. “It isn’t all work for us at Lumpy”, explains Matt. “In between issuing dry suits, repairing gaskets, and doing quality control on the evening beverages, I got in some epic long boat surfing sessions!”

Dates are set for next year and bookings are already coming in. Join us October 6-8th 2017.

 
This year's event had it all; classes for all skill levels every day, a late night flare shooting clinic, and a great raffle!

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