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We take to hearth your kayaking experience on the Saguenay Fjord !

At Fjord en Kayak, you get your money’s worth... we take such good care of you !

FJORD EN KAYAK OWNERS

myriam ptMyriam Savard, owner of Fjord en Kayak

This year, Myriam is taking up the challenge of keeping alive the ultimate goal of Fjord en Kayak which is to offer you the unique opportunity of riding on some of the most beautiful waters of Quebec with quality and safety in mind.

Myriam graduated in Accounting and Business Management ; she has worked in different fields such as horticulture and community work and holds a Level 2 in canoe-kayak from the Quebec Kayak Federation. Mother of two young children, she is eager to work for a responsible and sustainable development of l’Anse-St-Jean.

Malween Callens PTMalween Callens, supervisor of operations

Born in Britanny, Malween has been on many sea kayaking journeys in Europe. Excellent kayak rider and talented telemark skier, he is in charge of snow-making at Mont-Edouard station besides serving as patroller and guide of off-trail skiing. Malween will be on the field to maximize the operations, supervise the logistics of expeditions and follow-up with the guides. You will certainly have the opportunity to meet him upon arrival.

mathieu ptMathieu Boulanger-Messier, head guide

Mathieu is the head guide at Fjord en Kayak. Graduate in Adventure Tourism and Ecotourism from Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, he has four years of experience kayaking on the fjord ; Mathieu is a valuable addition to our team. He holds a level 2 certificate from Paddle Canada and is a certified monitor from the Quebec Canoe-Kayak Federation. Mathieu also trains the ski racing team at Mont-Edouard station.

louis dubord proprietaireLouis Dubord, ex-owner Fjord en Kayak 1996-2017, guide and mentor 2018

Former owner of Fjord en Kayak (1996-2017), Louis will act both as guide and mentor for this coming season. Over the years, Louis has succeeded in passing on his passion for sea kayaking on the fjord. By training the new owner and ensuring a smooth and efficient succession, he will manage to offer exciting jouneys to all our guests for decades to come. You might have a chance to go for an outing with him this summer.

Sylvie Major proprietaireSylvie Major, ex-owner Fjord en Kayak 1996-2017, mentor 2018

In 1996, Sylvie was focused on creating a first-class sea kayak company operating on the Saguenay fjord that would give her the opportunity of enjoying a top-quality life in a charming village of her native region.

Sylvie will remain on duty for the coming season helping the new owner , Myriam Savard who is just as dedicated to offer an exciting, safe and personalized experience.

 

GUIDES

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  • fully qualified in first aid and CPR and hold a level 2 or 3 certification from the Quebec Canoe and Kayak Federation.
  • pursue or have completed a college or university degree in adventure tourism
  • annual 3 days of in-house training
  • new guides follow an extra in-house training up to 40 hours
  • multi days guides have all paddled on the fjord at least 350 hours and more than 1 000 hours for those who guide towards Tadoussac on the St-Lawrence river
  • ratio per guide is 6 persons for one day and multi-days tours and 8 persons for 3 hours tours and less
Guides
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