The HCKC Sea Kayak Fleet organizes kayaking trips and training for touring and sea kayaks. In addition to day trips to nearby lakes, we often do overnight or extended trips on Indiana lakes, the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean.
Touring & Sea Kayak Training Include: (details below)
Beginner & Intermediate Paddling
Open Water Rescue
Rough Water Training on Lake Michigan
Tuesday Night Training Eagle Creek
2021 Trips Include
Extended Trips this year include Lake Jocassee in South Carolina, Door County Wisconsin and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. Weekend trips include Lake Michigan, Lake Erie and Kentucky. Click here to view the complete HCKC Sea Kayak Calendar.
If you haven't led a trip before, email or call one of the Sea Kayak co-chairs and we would be glad to work with you on your first trip. Sea Kayak Trip Sponsor's Guide to help you learn the ropes. For each event, participants will sign the HCKC Waiver.
Anyone with a touring kayak or sea kayak is welcome to join us.
Sea Kayaking News and Spontaneous Trips: The Google E-mail list is used (SEAKAYAKHCKC@googlegroups.com) to let people know about upcoming events, spontaneous paddles and to discuss touring/SK questions.
Contact Linda Decker to be added to the E-Mail list.
If you are just getting started as a Sea Kayaker here are some helpful hints Getting Started Sea Kayaking.docx
A new addition is the HCKC Trip Levels grid and the Sea/Touring Kayak Trip Requirements for Personal and Group Safety.
Mobile device link to HCKC SK Trip Levels Trip Level Guide 1-2021.docx
Sea/Touring Kayak Trip Paddler Requirements for Personal & Group Safety
Planning and Preparation for Trip
Registering for the Trip
On the Water
Eagle Creek Tuesday Evening Paddles: In 2021, we will meet for training paddles at Eagle Creek on Tuesday afternoons and evenings from the middle of May through the end of September. Watch the May 2021 newsletter for details.