Kayak Latins du Nord
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Languages Offered: English , French , Spanish
We believe that having fun is very important, that is why we create an enjoyable and safe environment for you to come and relax, play, train, travel, push your limits.
Santiago Berrueta lives in Montreal where he paddles, raises -with Patricia- a little guy named Salvador and runs Kayak Latins du Nord. He lived in Baja, Mexico for several years during which he guided multi-day kayak trips. He graduated from the National Outdoor Leadership School as a sea kayak instructor and owes most of his early kayak skills to the BCU system. A BCU coach since 2009, he also became a Paddle Canada instructor in 2012 and loves teaching kayaking from coast to coast and internationally. In Santiago's approach to coaching we find some of his daily mantras: never stop learning, keep pushing your limits, expand your reality and have fun along the way
Santiago teaches at various events in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New York, California, Mexico and Chile for which being fluent in Spanish, French and English really helps. Santiago loves exploring the world by sea kayak, he paddled for 42 days the -almost- entire length of the Baja peninsula, he has kayaked the remote Newfoundland south coast and the coastline of British Columbia. In the last years he has also been teaching in the Canadian arctic. In 2014 he went to Wales where he obtain his BCU 5 star sea leader award.