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NEWP Paddler Gear Swap *Please visit this page for accurate times/location*
Sponsored by NEWP - they offer skills workshops of various kayaking topics, usually lasting about an hour each. Need to buy or sell kayak gear at a reasonable price - this would be a decent place to look - better than craigslist. Some of the items will be bran new, otherwise used items from other yakkers. In the past, there has been various yaks - from white water to tandem yaks sold. Rub elbows with fellow paddlers, learn a few things, and hangout in a basement for a few hours.

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  • Scott T.

    Another great swap. Good turn out, presentations and plenty of room.

    1 · April 20, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I don't know if I saw any of you there, but I'm glad to have known about the event! I got a membership to NEWP and got some good paddling info.
    p.s. It was across the street from St. Mary's...

    April 19, 2014

  • Cindy P

    I had plan on going, but I have to work

    April 18, 2014

  • Daren B

    Got the official educational events for this event:
      > 10:30 a.m. Paddler Comm-unication and Radio Etiquette
      > 11:30 a.m. Technical Haz-ards on the Lower Fox River
      > 12:30 p.m. Safe Boat Carry-ing, Loading and Transport
      > 1:30 p.m. NE Wisconsin's Fun Paddle Destinations!

    Come check it out, should be a blast!

    March 30, 2014

  • Daren B

    Some of the topics which are in motion for the presentation at the gear swap :
    1) Guide to local paddling opportunities - where, what type and difficulty of paddling

    2) Paddling on a budget - 

    3) Kayak carrying/ loading and car-topping

    4) Exercise for paddlers - like John Chase at Canoecopia

    1 · March 17, 2014

  • Daren B

    Above location and map adjusted to St Mary's

    February 3, 2014

  • Scott T.

    The Gear Swap has been moved to:
    St. Mary's Church
    312 S State Street
    Appleton, WI

    The start time is 10:00am.
    The above link is correct and that page has been updated.

    February 1, 2014

    • Daren B

      Thanks, Scott.

      February 1, 2014

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