July 18-22, 2018

"This place will change your life"


Thanks to all our symposium sponsors who share our commitment to developing skilled paddlers, building the paddling community and generating an enthusiasm for adventure.

The Power of Water is the symposium’s organizing sponsor.

Werner Paddles will be here with demo paddles and some lucky winner will go home with a brand new Werner Paddle.

NRS will be here with some of their cool wares and some booth give-aways.

Kokatat will once again be offering demo drysuits.

NorthWater will have gear giveaways

P&H Sea Kayaks is sponsoring an evening social and P&H’s Chris Hipgrave has an evening presentation of paddling in Antactica

Current Designs will have some demo boats available

Astral Designs will have some PFD giveaways

The Gales Storm Gathering is giving away a free spot at the 2018 or 2019 Gales (winner’s choice)

Keweenaw Brewing Company is providing some craft adult beverages

GLSKS organizing sponsors the power of water logo image
GLSKS sponsors p&h kayaks logo image
GLSKS sponsors werner paddles logo image
GLSKS sponsors astral designs logo image
GLSKS sponsors NRS logo image
GLSKS sponsors northwater logo image
GLSKS sponsors kokatat logo image
GLSKS sponsors current designs kayaks logo image
The gales storm gathering logo