Event Information

About The Gales

Now in its 10th year, The Gales is a Great Lakes sea kayaking symposium for advancing beginner, intermediate and advanced paddlers.

A Great Lakes sea kayaking event for advancing, intermediate and advanced paddlers

October 5 through 8, 2023

Marquette, Michigan, and the St. Mary’s River at Sault St. Marie

Advancing beginner, intermediate and advanced paddlers will benefit from training with top sea kayak coaches from the the US and Canada.


Go Kayak Now. Have Kayaks Will Travel

Where should I stay? And eat?

Lodging options and information on the meals package are posted on the website!

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