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2011 Season starts May 1st

The birds are chirping and the snow is melting. It’s officially spring here in Nova Scotia. This means that we’re busy getting ready for another amazing season! Our doors open May 1st, but there’s still lots to do. The yearly boom-truck day is fast approaching. New this year is Stand up Paddleboards (SUP). ECO owner […]

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Videos

ECO @ Atlantic Outdoor Sports & R.V. Show

ECO @ Atlantic Outdoor Sports & R.V. Show

The Atlantic Outdoor Sports & R.V. Show is coming up March 11th,12th & 13th. East Coast Outfitters will be there with Old Creel Canoe & Kayak. If you’re in town stop by and check us out. Senior Guides Kirk Dauphinee and Karl Vollmer will be there to answer your questions about East Coast Outfitters tours, […]

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Cold Fronts and Kayaking

We often hear on the radio, tv or read on our favorite weather website about a cold front that’s going to pass. The big question is what does this really mean, what happens and can you see it coming? This last week we had a pretty impressive cold front sweep through and produce a nearly […]

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2010 – 2011 Guides in Training – Back in the classroom

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This years Guides in Training are back in the classroom after a holiday break. They will spend 4 weeks with Dave Adler learning Tides, Wind, Waves, Weather, Navigation and the other hard skills they need to be safe and efficient paddlers. Next they’ll head to the pool for rescues and rolls training before heading back […]

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courses & events,

Feb 5th West Pennant

At ECO we take advantage of every ray of sunshine during the winter. On February 5th we got a little bit of that sunshine so Guides Eleanor Kure and Karl Vollmer headed out for a quick paddle just off of West Pennant. Enjoy the video. Music performed by our good friends McGinty. Every year McGinty […]

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Recent Trips, Videos,

Jan 30th at Peggy’s Cove

One cold morning in late January ECO Guides Kirk Dauphinee and Karl Vollmer along with Guide in Training Tim Bryan headed out from Peggy’s Cove for a little bit of fun on the water on a beautiful calm sunny day. Here’s what happened…

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Guide in Training Night Navigation, now with bioluminescence!

The 2009 – 2010 Guides in Training headed out for their Night Navigation assessment. Given four LAT/LON coordinates they were tasked with plotting a dead reckoning course to each one of the coordinates. Their path took them out to Roger Power Island, then over to Shannon Island all the way into Cub Basin and then […]

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Recent Trips

The floats are in, let’s paddle!

The floats are in, let’s paddle!

Down here at East Coat Outfitters we spent a good part of the evening putting our floats back in the water with the help of some kind residents of Lower Prospect and a few of our Kayaking Guides. It was a race against the tide, but thanks to a skillful boom truck operator and some […]

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