Meet Our Guides

Our trips are led by highly skilled and experienced Registered Maine Guides.  All of our Instructional Clinics are taught by American Canoe Association (ACA) Certified Instructors.  Our staff are passionate about paddling and eager to share an adventure with you that will be rewarding and memorable.

Please enjoy learning a little bit about our wonderful guide staff.

Christopher Audet

Chris AudetChristopher is a Master Maine Guide, Level 4 ACA Whitewater & Coastal Kayak Instructor, BCU 4 Star Paddler, Wilderness First Responder,  and is certified in Swift Water Rescue .  Christopher was recently an instructor at the prestigious Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium.  He has been instructing everything from level 1 basic strokes and rescues to level 5 tidal current workshops for the past 8 years. Christopher has trained many paddlers to be Registered Maine Sea Kayaking Guides. He is nationally board certified in sports medicine/ Athletic Training.

When Christopher is not on the water he is the Trainer and Physical Education teacher at Camden Hills Regional High School and the lead singer in the Van Halen tribute band Balance.

Grayson Lookner

Grayson LooknerGrayson is a Camden local who grew up kayaking, sailing, and canoeing along the rocky coast of midcoast Maine. He is a registered Maine Sea Kayaking Guide, a Wilderness First Responder, and formerly worked as an EMT. He has worked as a professional guide leading backpacking trips in the Grand Canyon. He is passionate and knowledgeable about the wilderness, wildlife, and history of Midcoast Maine.

Ross Cameron

Ross CameronRoss has been guiding canoeing, sea kayaking, and backpacking trips with youth and adults in since 1986. Having grown up in Maine, Ross has explored many of the state’s rivers, mountain ranges, and inter-coastal waterways. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Experiential Education and has designed, led, and managed adventure-based programs with Kieve Affective Educaton, Rippleffect, and now Maine Sport Outfitters. His passions include whitewater canoeing, sea kayaking, and exercising his two huskies. Ross lives in Camden with his two sons.

Roy Curtis

Roy Curtis kayak guideRoy became a Registered Maine Sea Kayak Guide in 2013 and joined the team at Maine Sport that summer. Although new to guiding, Roy has been paddling in various forms for the past 15 years. He’s a native Mainer who loves to share his passion for the outdoors with others.

Marylou Cook

marylouMarylou is from Maine and attended the University of Maine getting a B.S. in Recreation Management and Tourism. While at UMO she had the pleasure of assistant teaching Outdoor Leadership for 7 years, instructing students on whitewater canoeing, map and compass and leadership. She worked in the whitewater rafting industry, cooked on a schooner, and was a Registered Maine Sea Kayak Guide before going back to UMO for a Master’s in Science Education. Marylou has been working in education for 15 years and is currently a Registered Maine Recreation and Sea Kayak Guide.

Nick Moss

Nick Moss, sea kayak guide at Maine Sport OutfittersNick grew up in Arizona, spending every summer in Camden. He has been kayaking all his life, and has worked as a camp counselor at the Tanglewood 4H Camp and Learning Center in Lincolnville, Maine, and as a lifeguard at the YMCA in nearby Belfast. Nick is a Registered Maine Sea Kayak Guide and an alumnus of three NOLS courses. He spends more time out of doors than in, hunting, fishing, canoeing and (of course) kayaking. He lives in a small cabin in Lincolnville with his girlfriend, Eryn.

Kyle Martin

KyleKyle is a native of the Midcoast. A Registered Maine Kayaking Guide, he is a graduate of the University of Maine in with a degree in Business Administration. In addition to sea kayaking he is a member of the National Ski Patrol and an all-around outdoor enthusiast. Much of his interest pertains to the natural history of the area and simply having fun on the water.

Stephen Hand

Stephen Hand, SUP guideA stand up paddleboard specialist, Stephen is one of the youngest working Registered Maine Guides! Born and raised in Rockport, he grew up in the outdoors, hiking, paddling, hunting and fishing. After graduating from Camden Hills Regional High School in 2013 he took a gap year, working part-time at Maine Sport and for a guide service in northern Maine. This fall he will begin studying  Adventure Recreation and Tourism at Washington County Community College.

 

Brystle Noble

Lobster SUP Cup 2014_resizedOriginally from Portland, Maine, Brystle relocated to the Midcoast area as an Americorps National Service Member. After completing two years of service and experiencing the beauty and culture of the area she decided to make it “home.” Brystle is a NASM certified Personal Trainer, ACE certified Group Fitness Instructor, Registered Maine Recreation Guide, and SUP racer. She currently lives in Thomaston with her family and spends her time SUP racing and training, snowboarding, and hiking.

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