Description: We will paddle around the shore of Lake Union and Portage Bay. Now we will paddle to meetup with Saul's paddle coming from Portage Bay. Then go BBQ with them and head back under the full moon. Yahoo!!
South Lake Union Park (at the park "Hand-Launched Boat Beach", near Westlake Ave. N and Aloha St., at the northwest corner of the park) at 6:30 p.m. (free parking after 4 p.m.)
Paddlers should be at least novice paddlers. To sign up for this paddle, training and practice in wet exits, re-entry and rescue are required. This not a paddle for beginner paddlers. You must have your own boat and equipment.
If you don't have a kayak sign up for Saul's paddle at: http://www.meetup.com/Seattle-Sea-Kayaking/events/135412712/
6:30 p.m. - arrive, off-load and park, at the northwest area of South Lake Union Park.
7:00 p.m. - launch and paddle
7:45 pm or so - Meet Saul's group and paddle to Montlake Playfield/Portage Bay for BBQ with them.
8:30 p.m. or so - BBQ at the park
9:00 pm - Leave park for nite paddle back to SLUP
9:45 p.m. or so - Arrive back at SLUP and pack up for home. Or join Larry for a drink nearby..... hee hee
Rain: This is Seattle in August!! - We don't got no stinking rain!!!
Wind: We will paddle if the wind conditions are safe, up to about 15 knots.
Sun: We will paddle if there's moon. All the better to see you me pretty.... :)
Weather: 77 degrees, pm Sun, 8 mph wind....
Kayak owners: Kayak, paddle, pfd, paddlefloat, pump, sprayskirt. BRING YOUR KAYAK LIGHT and a HEADLIGHT. And any other lights you feel like hanging from your kayak
Dinner - Bring something to BBQ and something to drink and maybe share. I'm bringing my lantern for the park - bring a lantern or light if you have one.
Bring a can of beer and help Larry test his new beverage holder....I will supply the can cooler :)