Bill Hohensee


Portland, OR

Member since:

July 29, 2012


A kayaker who enjoys building a kayak as much as paddling.

Have you ever Kayaked or Paddled?

Yes ... maybe a dozen times per year for the last 10-years

What type of paddling experience do you have?

Only flat water on lakes and rivers. Some ocean kayaking.

Do you own a boat? If so, what type?

Built two boats - a Guillemot Petrel and a Pygmy Coho - and some paddling sticks!

What type of kayaking would you like to participate in this group?

Recreational flat water, seeing places I haven't been with people I might meet for the first time.

Name the places you have paddled or your favorite place.

Waldo Lake or a fullmoon paddle almost anywhere.

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  • Chip MacAlpine

    Hey Bill! It was good to meet you at the swap meet as well. Sorry I'm taking so long to get back to you, had a busy weekend. I'm kind of booked this weekend paddling with some other friends, the following weekend is Pod Leader training for Paddle Oregon and the last weekend of April is my daughters birthday and AlderCreek's Spring Festival. Unless you are free on Mondays or Tuesdays we might have to wait until May, or at least I will.

    [masked] outside of meetup... Thanks, Chip

    Apr 10, 2013 11:34 PM
  • Joe Castaldi


    Bill, I was pleased to meet a fellow builder at the swap meet - especially of Guillemot kayaks. I haven't even finished my first and I already want to start another. You set the bar very high with your faithful rendition of Nick's Petrel. Looking forward to a paddle together. Are you going on any of the five events during the third week in June? I'm signed up for days 4 and 5.

    Apr 06, 2013 8:31 PM

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