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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 Adventure Sailing, a small family-owned charter business that operates out of Knife River, MN. Mark (captain) has more than 40 years experience in leading trips and over 18 years as a licensed Captain and EMT. Together they have sailed thousands of miles on Lake Superior and beyond with their two daughters Cedar and Lamar.

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Current Courses Offered by Mark Gordon

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Celestial Navigation: Dancing with the Stars

Celestial navigation is one of the oldest of all forms of navigation. For thousands of years, an understanding of the sky has guided mariners safely across the trackless oceans of the world. It is a traditional craft that is rich in both history and romance. With the advent of modern…
Fri, Oct 1st, 2021  –  Sun, Oct 3rd, 2021
9 am-5 pm each day
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: Learn to Cruise the North Shore, Grand Marais to Knife River

Sail Training Trip: Learn to Cruise the North Shore, Knife River to Grand Marais

Sail Training Trip: Learn to Cruise the North Shore, Knife River to Grand Marais

Sail Training Trip: Slate Island Exploration

Winter River Exploration