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Mark Gordon

Two Harbors, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Mark Gordon

Mark and Katya Gordon are co-owners of Amicus Adenture Sailing, a small family-owned charter business that operates out of Knife River, MN. Mark (captain) has more than 25 years experience in leading trips and over 18 years as a licensed Captain and EMT. Katya (first mate) is a lifelong sailor and is a veteran of outdoor wilderness experiences, with more than 15 years of experience leading trips in mountains, lakes, deserts, rivers and oceans. Together they have sailed thousands of miles on Lake Superior and beyond with their two daughters Cedar and Lamar.

Current Courses Offered by Mark Gordon

1 Day
Teaser image for Winter River Exploration

Winter River Exploration

Come explore the wild rivers and gorges of the North Shore at its seasonal zenith, the end of winter. The unique combination of ice, snow, and sun conditions that generally occur at the end of winter provide excellent travel opportunities for those who want to explore. We will travel up…
Sat, Feb 29th, 2020
Instructor: Mark Gordon

Past Courses Offered by Mark Gordon

Celestial Navigation I: The Noon Sight for Latitude and Longitude

Celestial Navigation II: Spending the Day with the Sun

Celestial Navigation III: Navigating by the Stars

Sail Training Trip: Grand Marais to Knife River (via the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore)

Sail Training Trip: Isle Royale Circumnavigation

Sail Training Trip: Knife River, MN to North House (via the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore)

Sail Training Trip: Slate Island Exploration