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Bas-Saint-Laurent: A Mecca for Sea Kayakers

   |   By Le Québec maritime

Jean Létourneau came back to this region to go to university. To pay for his studies, he started a kayaking company to guide tourists on the St. Lawrence. “The best job of my life,” he said, which inspired him to participate actively in the creation of the St. Lawrence Water Trail, a network of navigable waterways in Québec for small crafts.

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Éric Marchand: Wind in His Sails

   |   By Le Québec maritime

In the late 1990s, Éric Marchand opened Aérosport, Canada’s first kitesurfing school, in the Îles de la Madeleine. Today, he continues to promote kiting sports, and his school has earned an excellent reputation.

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