Guide at a Glance
Kelly McDowell is local to Toronto, and he began paddling when he lived in Victoria, British Columbia. Since then, he’s had many years of guiding/instructing paddling in many parts of Europe, Central America, as well as the Middle East. Out of all those places he visited, his favourite is Whitsunday’s Islands located on the East Coast of Australia where he improved his open ocean navigational skills when he instructed for the local community and did multi-day trips. He currently owns the Complete Paddler located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is the largest canoe and kayak speciality store in Canada and the first Canadian retail store providing free shipping on boats. Occasionally goes to country Ontario or Toronto Islands for paddling.