Re: [seakayaking-59] More fun than mowing the grass or washing the car

From: user 4.
Sent on: Friday, August 19, 2011 9:09 AM
> Hi Rick,

Sounds like you are living the life! Want to give you and your SC paddling
friends a heads up on the Calusa Classic and Calusa Dash Race Nov. 5 & 6,
2011. Its part of the Calusa Paddling Festival: www.calusaclassic.co­m and
www.calusapaddlingfe­stival.com Please, come on down to Florida!

Enjoyed reading your article on the Blackburn.

Best Regards,
Brian Houston
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> Dear Fellow Paddlers, Intrepid Lunatics and Nautical Fugitives,
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>      This weekend will be the Savannah Paddlefest in Augusta Ga. We
> leave Friday night because we booked a hotel this year.  Michael Cadoret
> is taking his camper and we will set up a tent at the finish line to
> promote the LCP as well as our event that takes place next April 28th
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> paddlefest 2011 augusta ga        or try        
> http://www.savann...­
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>   The race will be approximately six miles , the first half shoals and
> the remainder deep flatwater. You really need a plastic boat. It is not a
> serious race anyway. Wyndy is in an 8 foot sit on top. I'm taking my old
> red plastic Tempest.  The last half includes a homemade raft race and the
> after race lunch at the boathouse on the Savannah is a blast.  We need
> delegates from South Carolina to show these goobers from Georgia how to
> party!
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>      Phatwater is October 8th . It is a 42 mile race on the
> Mississippi that ends in Natchez, MS. Last year I took my 18X and managed
> third place so you know that division was not very competitive. This year
> I will be in the V-12 and completely out of contention for anything but it
> will be good training for Molokai. If you finish in under 5 hours you get
> a commemorative pocket knife that is pretty cool. So far, Wyndy,
> Elizabeth, Mark McKenzie, Mark Smith, John Radel and myself are going.
> The goal is to get a large contingent from SC, borrow a church bus and a
> yak trailer and trundle westward as the delegates from the Palmetto
> State. Does anybody know any generous Christians who will not be using
> their activity bus that weekend?
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>      Joe Glickman from NY told me he would be there. His article
> on-line, "Beer, bears. blues and biscuits" about this race is one of the
> best I have ever read. I call it "Brooklyn Comes to Dixie".  Olympic
> Champion Herbert (photos attached) was beaten by the inimitable house
> painter, Ed Joy in the previous year.
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> And I'm sure the superheros will be there again as well. They're the ones
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> We would love to have you join us.  My home phone is[masked] if you
> need more info.  Just remember it is a land line and if I am outside you
> will need to leave a message.  The box does not capture phone numbers
> without a message.
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> Paddle strong,
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