Guide at a Glance
Portland, Maine, United States
Adventure, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding
Overnight Trip on Jewell Island
Zack Anchors, co-owner of Portland Paddle, is a Maine native who lives on Munjoy Hill a few blocks from the East End Beach. During his 14 years as a guide, Zack has led countless kayaking and canoeing trips throughout the coast of Maine, and in Mexico, British Columbia, Ontario and Alaska. He is licensed as a master Maine Guide and is certified as an instructor by both the American Canoe Association and Paddle Canada. He is a wilderness first responder and he has received certifications in wilderness water safety and swiftwater rescue. Outside of his work as a kayaking guide and instructor, Zack is a journalist, writer and teacher. He grew up in Old Town, Maine.