Paddling Museum

museum dedicated to paddling and water safety. 

See the kayak that logged 30,000 miles and is listed in Guinness Book of World Records.

Maps and photos of international paddling expeditions.

 

Valerie Fons is a 30,000 mile paddler.  The canoes on display include  a 21,000-mile two continent canoe expedition boat, the double decked canoe that paddled 2,348 miles and set the Guinness World record for racing the full length of the Mississippi River and the decked canoe that circumnavigated Baja. 
Valerie’s book, “Keep It Moving; Baja by Canoe” is available at the museum.
The museum is also an archive and display for the annual Washington Island Canoe and Kayak Event

  • SeaWind

    C-2 Cruiser, Kruger-crafted paddled by Valerie Fons and Verlen Kruger to set the Guinness Book of World Records paddling the 2,348-mile

  • paddle museum
  • Water quality testing for General Motors Environmental Research

    Water quality testing for General Motors Environmental Research

  • Adventure Stories Galore

    Adventure Stories Galore

  • Arctic Ocean to Cape Horn in solo decked canoe

    Arctic Ocean to Cape Horn

  • Caribbean Island Hopping

    Caribbean Island Hopping

  • Certified Guinness

    Certified Guinness

  • EddieBauer Mississippi River Challenge

    Eddie Bauer Mississippi River Challenge

  • Guinness Record Holder Valerie Fons

    Guinness Record Holder Valerie Fons

  • International Paddling Expeditions

    Jungles of South America

  • Jungles of South America

    Jungles of South America

  • Long Beach to Yuma

    Long Beach to Yuma

  • Mississippi River Challenge

    Mississippi River Challenge

  • Monarch Canoe Paddling the Baja

    Monarch Canoe Paddling the Baja

  • Sea Wind Kruger Crafted

    Kruger Crafted Sea Wind

  • Two Continent Canoe Quilt

    Two Continent Sampler Quilt

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