Activities for the Paddling Committee

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Paddle Cohasset Harbor Area

Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Paddle from Cohasset Cove, Cohasset Harbor along the Gold Coast and see the gorgeous houses and yachts. Play along the rocky coves and small islands with lunch break along the shore. Level 2 Trip. Must have done a wet exit. Kayaks with double bulkheads, 14ft or more. Dress for the water temperature!

Limited to 10 participants.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Al Daggett alex.daggett065@gmail.com

ACA Level 3 Instructor, Level 3 Paddler, Level 4 Trip Guide, SOLO First Aid

Coleader: 
Marty Jensen

Winni Fest, Class 2 Whitewater

Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:30 AM to 12:00 AM

Join us to paddle the Class 2 section of the Winni and enjoy live music and events at the First Whitewater Festival in Downtown Franklin. (http://millcitypark.com/events/2018winniriverdays)

Kayak and canoe rentals available.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Danielle L. DiDio
Coleader: 
Eugenia Vitkin

Paddle the Deerfield (Class 2) @ Riverfest

Saturday, June 29, 2019 12:00 AM

Join us for Riverfest on the Deerfield River. Great paddling and fun activities with paddlers from throughout New England!
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Boat and gear rentals is available. All boats must have floatation.

This is a day trip but camping is available at the RiverFest fairgrounds for those interested in staying for the weekend.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Eugenia Vitkin

Navigation Clinic

Saturday, July 13, 2019 12:00 AM

This session will cover the basics of sea kayak navigation with both practical sessions on land and on the water. Topics covered will be: chart and compass skills, boating channels and navigational aids, tides, and nav-on-the-move. Preference given to those who attended the Intro to Boston Harbor on June 16 or in previous years. Otherwise must be confident in a sea kayak in coastal waters and have assisted rescue skills.. This session will take place in Hingham Harbor. A 15 foot (minimum) sea kayak with fore and aft bulkheads, spray skirt, PFD, are required.

Trip details

Activity: 
Instruction (Skills)
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Dennis Blejer djblejer@verizon.net

Dennis Blejer is an AMC Boston Chapter sea kayak leader with ACA certifications in Coastal Kayak Trip Leadership and Open Water Skills

Al Daggett

Alex Daggett is an AMC Boston Chapter sea kayak leader with ACA certifications in Coastal Kayak Trip Leadership and Coastal Kayak Instructor.

Registrar: 
Dennis Blejer djblejer@verizon.net

Seakayaking in Boston Harbor level 2/3

Saturday, August 3, 2019 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

From public boat ramp in Hull to Peddocks Island. Level 2/3, decked seakayak greater than 15 feet with bulkheads, skirt, PFD, wet exit and deep water rescue experience required.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
James Slack
Coleader: 
Alex Daggett
Registrar: 
Alex Daggett

Outer Brewsters Rocks

Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:00 AM

Paddle from Hull through the Gut to the Outer Brewster Islands passing Boston Light on the way. We will be exploring the various rock gardens and playing in the more benign ones. Time and weather permitting we may venture out to the Graves to see the lighthouse and even more rock garden play. Good paddling skills and helmets are required!

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Dennis Blejer djblejer@verizon.net

Dennis Blejer is a Boston Chapter sea kayak leader with ACA certifications in Coastal Kayak Trip Leadership and Open Water Skills

Al Daggett

Alex Daggett is a Boston Chapter sea kayak leader with ACA certifications in Coastal Kayak Trip Leadership and Coastal Kayak Instructor.

Registrar: 
Dennis Blejer djblejer@verizon.net