Activities for the Paddling Committee

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Misery Island

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00 AM

Paddle out to Misery Island off of Beverly, Mass. We will travel along the scenic coast and spend approximately one hour on the island.

This is a Level 2 trip. Boats must be touring boats with bulkheads fore & aft.

Bring lunch and plenty of drinking water.

Registration required

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Elaine Batzer (781-956-1386)
Mary Buntin

Lotsa Paddlin' Weekend.

Saturday, September 1, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, September 2, 2018 12:00 AM

Class IV Weekend on the Kennebec and Dead Rivers, ME. Paddle the Kennebec twice on Saturday (4800cfs in the morning and 2400cfs in the afternoon), and the Dead on Saturday (5500 cfs). Camping locally, shuttle arrangements TBD. Embrace the stairs!

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
ME
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeffrey Pacuska jpacuska@yahoo.com
Registrar: 
Jeff Pacuska jpacuska@yahoo.com

Boston Harbor Sea Kayaking

Saturday, September 8, 2018 12:00 AM

Paddle from City Point to historic Georges Island and return. Opportunity to explore the island. Intermediate sea kayaking skills required. Must be able to paddle in moderate conditions such as 10 knot winds and 2 foot seas at 3 knots. Assisted rescue skills and sea kayaks 15 ft or longer with front and rear bulkheads, are required. Approximately 12 miles.

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

Coleader: 
Alex Daggett

Al Daggett is a Boston Chapter Sea Kayak Coleader with ACA L3 Instructor and Coastal Kayak Trip Leader certifications.

Registrar: 
Dennis Blejer djblejer@verizon.net

Maine Islands Kayak and Camping Adventure

Saturday, September 15, 2018 9:00 AM to Monday, September 17, 2018 4:00 PM

Paddle and camp in Casco bay in Maine. We establish a base camp and explore various islands including Jewell. Winds and weather can change these plans. This trip is for level 2 paddlers who can pack their own boat, launch, land, and maneuver a loaded kayak in variable ocean conditions and weather. Expect to paddle 8-12 miles each day at ~2.5 mph pace (moderate). Estimated cost is $50 for food.

Trip details

Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
ME
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Jeff Barrell

Jeff has been leading kayak and camping trips in Maine and Massachusetts for 15+ years. Group meals and tasty food are an important component to his trips and participants are expected to help prepare and clean.

Registrar: 
Jeff Barrell