You might also... Posted by: ByronWalter on Feb-28-13 3:18 PM (EST)
...consider attending the Port Austin Sea Kayak Symposium this June. It's a Riverside Kayak event and should be a nice short drive for you.
If you haven't been to Port Austin, it's a scenic little town and there will be all kinds of instructional stuff for building up your skills. Just plan on getting wet:)
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