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Kachemak kayak fest expanded for this year

Posted: Friday, April 11, 2003

The second annual Kachemak Kayak Fest has been scheduled for May 23 through June 1 in Homer.

The waters of Kachemak Bay, surrounded by snow-capped mountains provide the backdrop for the 10-day festival, which will feature activities for everyone from the first-time paddler to the expert. Events will include: kayak demonstrations and test rides; workshops on rescue skills, weather and navigation; lectures on technique, safety and gear; a keynote speaker; a race; a fashion show; a barbecue; movies; and an exploding kayak act in addition to the boundless paddling opportunities.

For a detailed listing and event schedule, check out the festival Web site at www.kachemakkayakfest.com. The event is sponsored by the Homer Chamber of Commerce. For more information, contact the chamber at 235-7740.



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