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Kayaking & Picnic

 Kayaking & Picnic Sunday, Aug. 18th., 11 am.  Edgewater Kayak, 35 Edgewater Dr. Hooksett, NH.Host: Steve Ob1. [masked] [masked]  RAIN will cancel this event.  Have you wanted to try kayaking? Then join us. Bring your friends, your kids, and your, lunch & drinks to Edgwater kayak. Bring your own boat $5. parking fee, or rent a boats with no parking fee for $5/hr CASH ONLY. PFD or life vests and a paddle, will be supplied with the rental boats. Dogs need their own PFD, please. We will pay $15. for 3 hours and then paddle ourselves up the Merrimack river to memorial field and stop to have lunch and a short break. Pack your lunch & drinks in a small waterproof bag as it has to fit in the boat with you. Also bring water, sunscreen and a hat. Plus, if you wear glasses? Have a strap the holds your glasses on or around your neck.

Looking for volunteers to help people get in and out of their boats. Also, to give a little help where and when people need it. Please let Steve Ob1. know you wish to help. Thanks you.

We plan to try to push off up river at 11:30 am..  If you are late? We will see. If someone will stay back and wait for you? IF not, you will be on your own to paddle up to us. But, we will meet you up river.
Rentals are only single seat kayaks for $5. an hour. All come with paddles and life vest. PLEASE WEAR YOUR VEST ON THIS TRIP. Steve Ob1 or another volunteer will give a short paddle lesson to those who need it. Please let us know you need a class before getting into the kayak.

PARKING:  Park your car facing in the direction of the water and on the grass. We need all the space we can get for parking. Try to park as close as you can to make room for other cars. You will pay Steve Ob1. before you get your boat and vest. Then set your things up in our boats.We will wait in or by the waters edge. Before we go up river around 11:30. Please, CASH ONLY!

BRING YOUR OWN BOAT: There is a small parking fee of $5. Renters are free parking. There is a small store about a mile from edgwater drive ( Robies, at the lights) if you need water or lunch to bring. Not sure if it will be open.

I will be keeping track of YES RSVP"S. So, we can let Rob know how many boats how we need. Please plan to arrive on time or early. So we can set you up in a boat and vest.

Rob owner of Edgewater  Canoe and Kayak[masked] Don't call unless necessary.

** You will be responsible for yourself and your own belongings at this event. Please wear your vest and come prepared.That way we all have fun safe time.

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  • Steve O.

    Sorry everyone, but I have tried to post the photos from last weeks kayaking. But, Meetup has change the way we post photos. But, I will keep trying.

    August 22, 2013

  • Niwedita D.

    With photos still flowing in, I am sure this was fun unlimited. Steve, hope you would organize this one more time this summer which I could attend.

    August 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi,
    Anybody knows how to get a hold of Erika, from Groton? She had picnic with us, but I don't see her on the list... I'd like to email her potluck plan...
    Thanks!

    August 19, 2013

    • Sarah K

      She is in a different meet up, I know her; let me forward her the email!

      August 19, 2013

  • Martha

    I had a great time! It was wonderful to spend a nice day on the water with great people. Send a message if any of you want to hang out. :)

    August 18, 2013

  • Alberto

    Great day and had fun!

    1 · August 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was amazing. Met some really interesting folks and the weather was spectacular. Thanks Steve!

    1 · August 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey Steve just wanted to let you know it's my guest will not be coming. Also I still will be renting my kayak.

    August 18, 2013

  • Niwedita D.

    Did kayaking yesterday evening. My first time and I loved it but my arms refuse to go again for it today. You guys have fun.

    August 18, 2013

  • Niwedita D.

    Is anyone looking for a ride? I have a place for one person in my car.

    August 17, 2013

    • Niwedita D.

      Norwood and I can pick u up from Boston. Tell me where you will be.

      August 17, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Niwedita. I arranged for a ride already. Thanks so much to offer anyway, very nice of you. See you there!

      August 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry, we have to drop out.

    August 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry Guys not feeling well

    August 18, 2013

  • Ange

    I can provide a ride from Marblehead or Salem or points on the way

    August 17, 2013

  • Betty

    Karan, I sent you a text,, can you check it?
    Please let me know.
    Thanks.

    August 17, 2013

  • Betty

    Karan, can I get a lift from you? Can you send me your email to coordinate?
    I need to rent a kayak.

    August 16, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hey Betty. Call me on[masked]

      August 17, 2013

  • Natalie

    Im a maybe right now...

    August 17, 2013

  • Betty

    I am a yes for now.

    August 16, 2013

  • Niwedita D.

    I need paddle lesson.

    1 · August 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi, is there anyone from Boston driving that I could carpool with?! :)

    August 15, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Im driving up from Brighton if any body needs a lift.

      August 15, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I live in the Back Bay/Fenway area, Karan, could you pick me up on the way? :)

      August 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Im driving up from Brighton if any body needs a lift.

    August 15, 2013

  • Martha

    I'm heading out from Somerville, near Davis Sq. If someone wants to carpool. let me know. :D

    August 15, 2013

  • Martha

    I'll need to rent as well.

    August 15, 2013

  • Alberto

    I will need to rent a kayak

    August 14, 2013

  • Judith A. T.

    Hi Steve, I am interested and I am hoping that my sister who lives near that area could come too. I will get back to you. . . It really sounds like a great event!!

    1 · August 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey Steve, how many miles will it be?

    August 13, 2013

    • Steve O.

      About a mile an a half up river. The back down river.

      August 13, 2013

  • Kimberly G.

    How many will be in the group? Just wondering if its a large group of people or not. Thanks.Kim

    August 13, 2013

    • Steve O.

      We are limited to 50 boat rentals . The last time we did it. We had over 40 join us.

      August 13, 2013

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