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I Paddle New York

61 S Partition St, Saugerties, NY 12477-1412
+1 845-532-7797
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Invaluable Kayak Lesson & Advice

I set up a lesson with Gail Powers to address my lack of kayak skills and general apprehension... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Whit W
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South Orange, NJ
FANTASTIC Service

My husband and I planned a sort of impromptu day trip to the Catskill region for our 15th... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
robynarie
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Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals and Guided Kayak Tours! There's an adventure for everyone! Beginners are encouraged and welcome! We'll show you how! Enjoy a paddle with your family or friends! Spectacular Hudson Valley Sunsets, Saugerties Lighthouse, Esopus Falls, Eagles, Blue Herons! ACA Certified Instructor.
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61 S Partition St, Saugerties, NY 12477-1412
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

I set up a lesson with Gail Powers to address my lack of kayak skills and general apprehension about kayaking. Her instruction, encouragement, and advice were invaluable. Her advice ranged from the specific - entering and exiting, strokes, balance, etc - to the general -...More

Thank Whit W
Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kinds words, Whit. It means so much to me that you found it helpful and that you're encouraged to keep paddling! I hope to see you again soon! Really, thanks so much! Gail

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I planned a sort of impromptu day trip to the Catskill region for our 15th Anniversary. We had 1 day off from work and wanted to have a fun filled and relaxing day. We figured we had about 2 hours to fill...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks so much for your review! I wish you could have gone out that day! You simply must come back this summer. I promise you'll love it even more when you can be warm and dry! Hope to see you soon! Gail

Reviewed 15 November 2016

The confluence of the Espous Creek and the Hudson River framed by the majestic Catskill Mountains in the background is only the beginning of what can best be described as the most beautiful kayak excursion available in Ulster County. Gail Porter's I Paddle New York...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

Thank you so much for your beautiful l review! Your writing is so vivid that i wanted to go hop in a kayak and head out to the River as soon as I finished reading it. Really, thank you! You made my day. I hope...More

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We were a bit undecided what to do on our last day then came across Gail's website - we loved the personal approach on it, so decided to book a 2 hour trip. It was fantastic - we were running a little late - a...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Hi Nick! Thanks so much for your review! So very sweet of you. I'm so glad you enjoyed kayaking and your visit to New York! Come back across the pond soon for a little paddleboarding! Sincerely, Gail

Reviewed 8 September 2016

Wonderful paddle on the Hudson tonight. Gail was patient, informative, and made it easy for us greenhorns. Best way to see the sunset over the Catskills. Fun!!More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Thanks so much for your review, Jack. It was so great to see you and Linda and I'm so, so happy you enjoyed our advenuture. I hope you all will find a way to enjoy paddling when you all move to Florida! I'll come visit!...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful way to enjoy Sunset on the Hudson River! Our guide Gail made the experience so enjoyable in every way ! She even provided an individually wrapped fresh fruit snack and photo session! If you're looking for a relaxing and beautiful sunset experience,...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Thanks so much for your beautiful review. It was a beautiful evening and you all were wonderful company. I hope you'll come back soon!

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We wanted to experience some kayaking while in Saugerties and decided to take a chance with I PADDLE. Gail, the proprietor, took us under her wing and taught us the ropes! The trip was so serene and passed the Saugerties Lighthouse. We had a beautiful...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Eric, Thanks so much for coming out and spending some time on the water while you were here and for your review! I'm so glad you enjoyed the evening! It really was a beautiful night to be out and you all were fun! Come back...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

Made reservations via email with Gail...she made us feel very welcome right from the beginning. We found her easily at the meeting point. Before we arrived, even though it was a warm and sunny day, we were aware of the strong winds. She talked to...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Amy, Thanks so much for your review! It sure was a windy day! I'm glad you were able to get out on the water and have a nice day even with the challenge. You all made it fun. The pictures of you were great! I...More

Reviewed 19 June 2016

A perfect way to spend 2 hours on the Esopus Creek out of Saugerties kayaking with Gail and I Paddle. Never did it before, and was sure I wouldn't be able to get in and out of the kayak or keep up with others. What...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

The best kayak outfitter ever. We rented two kayaks. Both were in excellent condition and the seats were certainly comfortable. Gail is the best ever. she is knowledgeable of both paddling and of the area. After a wonderful afternoon on the water Gail recommended several...More

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Gail P, Owner at I Paddle New York, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2016

Rosemary, Thank you so much for coming out and spending some time on the water while you were here and for your beautiful review! It means a lot to me. I'm glad you enjoyed your paddle on the Creek! Come back and play again soon!...More

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