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Welcome to Inland Sea Kayakers!

Based in the Twin Cities, MN, the 250+ members spanning the upper Midwest region share an enjoyment of paddling sea kayaks and using them to explore local and far flung waters.  The Inland Sea Kayakers (ISK) is an active club with members of all ages and skill levels that participate in skill development, paddling trips, educational activities, and social events throughout the year.  

ISK fosters a fun and friendly environment that stresses safety and skill building.  If you are passionate about using a sea kayak as a tool for exploration, exercise, or would like to learn more about sea kayaks join ISK today.

Upcoming Events and Trips Wednesday Night Rendezvous @ 6:30 pm at Lake Calhoun's Thomas Beach. Look out for hosts for the evening.  Hosts are there to welcome all and help guests, visitors, and new & old ISK members. Worried about not keeping up or knowing what to do?  No worries - the host is there to assist. So come join us for a fun night on the water!  

***NEW Full Moon Paddle - Buck Moon - 7/1/2015 Join Fran for another paddle on a local lake in the light of the silvery moon. 

Voyageur's National Park - 8/2/2015~ Join Connie and Becky as they explore this wonderful national park.  

Apostle Islands Trip - 8/20/2015 ~ Join Peter and Pure Water Paddlers out of Wisconsin on this fun and exciting level 2.5 Apostle Islands Trip! See website for more details. 

Annual Picnic - 8/29/2015~ Bring your family and/or bring a friend and join us for the annual picnic and kayaking rodeo.  Sign up and details at the link!
***NEW Join Dana Dickson on a 10 day adventure filled trip to Shoshone Lake Yellowstone National Park - 9/16/2015 and view an undeveloped geyser field.

Upcoming Education Strokes and Maneuvers Refinement - 7/11/2015 Want to build on your stroke and maneuver?  Join us for a day on the water.  This is a great class to take more then once.  First class is full;  spaces open in 7/11 class.

***NEW Rescues And More! - 7/25/2015!  Have fun and become a safer, stronger paddler in this class. 

***NEW Strokes and Maneuvers Applied - 8/22/2015  Are you starting to get your boat control skills dialed in?  Put them to the test in this class.

BCU 3 Star and 3 Star+ skills development - 9/5/2015  For those who have or are seeking a BCU 3 Star award.  Three day class in the Apostle Islands.

Keep an eye out for club emails announcing new classes.  They fill fast!  The first classes for Where Water Meets Land 1 and 2 are now full.  
May Newswave

Photos from Alaska Trip.

Long Boats in Current trip report from Bernie is here.

Spring Rendezvous photos.  Mike's photos here and here.  Joyce's photos Day 1 and Day 2.

Spring wildflower trip photos from Joyce here.

Cumberland Island 2015 Photos
2014 Bayfield Day Trips: photos here and here.
2014 ISK Classes with Ben Lawry here.
Where Water Meets Land report here and here. Photos here and here.
2014 Event Highlights 
2012 Event Highlights

2011 Event Highlights 

2010 Event Highlights 
2009 Event Highlights

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Annual Membership
$15 Individual
$20 Family

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