Wednesday June 11 - Kenmore Paddle for those that have their own kayaks

Description: We will paddle at the north end of Lake Washington

It's Summer, the weather is supposed to be nice , it's time for a paddle.

As discussed earlier with the cost of maintaining the gear, I am starting to post events separated into the ones where people borrow gear (I'll charge $10 for those) and ones where people have their own gear (those will remain free).

Lets meet for a  paddle on Lake Washington and the slough. This trip will depend on the weather. We’ll meet at Logboom Park  at 5:30 for a 60-90 minute evening paddle.

Schedule:

5:15-5:30 find parking

5:30-5:45 carry kayaks to the beach

5:45-7:00 - paddle

7:00-7:15 carry kayaks back to the trailer

7:30 - pizza at Pagalacia



This trip is for those that  have your own kayak:



The water is warmer this time of year and it's frequently windy, our launch and route is fairly sheltered but we still need to use our heads and our equipment. . If you are signing up in this meetup, I am assuming that you have your own kayak, if you need to borrow, then sign up in the other event.

[b]Rating:[/b] This trip is rated ‘protected’ or SK1. A wet suit or dry suit is optional.

[b]What to bring:[/b] [*]Kayak, paddle, Paddle Float and Bilge Pump. [*]PFD,

Clothes for paddling, something that will keep you warm if damp, Kayak Shoes, [*]Change of clothes for after, towel. [*]Rain Hat [*]Lights - at least one white light e.g. headlamp (not a strobe or flashing light) to be mounted on the kayak on worn on the person. Cyalume lights work great because they still work when wet. Fasten them to your kayak with duct tape. [*]Perhaps a power bar or dried figs to munch on. [*]Sense of Humor and fun.

 

Kayaks and Gear

Have your own

 

 

Need to Borrow:

That is the other event






Schedule:

noon. - arrive, off-load and park,

12:30 p.m. - launch and paddle

2:30 p.m. or so - arrival back at the park & head over to Pagalacia for Pizza and beer

 

Equipment Requirements:

 

If you're in this event you should be bringing your own kayak, pfd, paddle, spray skirt, pump etc.









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  • Terry

    I'm working a lil late south of seattle. Heading through the traffic jam and can meet you all there. Kayak is already on top of my vehicle at home. Not doing an RSVP because if I do and get there too late then I don't want it to count against me. :)

    June 11, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry, have to back out tonight.

    June 11, 2014

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