Matt Delong

Matt Delong

Director of Kayak Instruction

Matt DeLong is a new member of the CKNS board. He is passionate about introducing folks to kayaking and taking advantage of the tidal features, surf, whitewater, and touring opportunities in Nova Scotia’s southwest. He also has a keen interest in developing kayak culture and enjoys meeting new people through the sport.

He’s paddled extensively in British Columbia and Nova Scotia. He is a Paddle Canada sea kayak instructor (since 2009), a certified guide with the Sea Kayak Guide Alliance of BC (since 2010), and a British Canoe Union 5 star sea kayak leader aspirant. Matt is the lead guide and coach of Candlebox Kayaking based in Shelburne, NS. He is eager to serve with the board and help promote paddling in Nova Scotia.