My GLSKS Story – Doug Neal

I first discovered Grand Marais back in the late 80s on a family vacation. At the time, I was a teenager who was not interested (*at all*) in taking a family vacation, much less one to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. But my parents decided I was too young to stay...

History of the GLSKS Pasty Dinner

At the inception of the Great Lakes Sea Kayak Symposium over 25 years ago, the organizers were set with the task of not only providing beautiful scenery and top notch instruction, but also with the challengeĀ of feeding sometimes hundreds of participants visiting the...

Message from Trey on the Transition

Thanks Bill and Downwind Sports for all your great work on this event. We will do our best to continue the amazing legacy of the Great Lakes Sea Kayak Symposium. Wow, I did not expect to be here this week! Super excited and a bit overwhelmed (kind of like learning to...