Julie is an American Canoe Association (ACA)-certified Level 3 Coastal Kayaking Instructor and has earned the British Canoe Union (BCU) 3-Star assessment. Julie has been kayaking since 2005 and with NY Kayak since 2013, and is an 18-year resident of New York. A year-round, distance paddler and kayak camper, her trips have included the Throgs Neck Bridge over the East River, Sandy Hook (NJ) State Park, and 40 mi. between Larchmont, NY and Stratford, CT. She has kayaked in NY, NJ, CT, ME and FL.
John is an American Canoe Association (ACA)-certified Level 3 Coastal Kayak instructor, a ACA-certified Level 2 Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) instructor, a British Canoe Union (BCU)-certified Level 2 Coach, member of the New York Outrigger men’s racing team, surfski addict, former Marine Corps Infantry, and airline pilot.