Step up your training for Cook Strait or just get some more experiance Kayaking in any conditions by joining us for a dawn breaker paddle.
This is a serious any weather event with a Fergs instructor (OK we will stay home if it is blowing 35kts because that would just be dangerous) but anything less and it's on.
We will leave Fergs 7.am, the goal is from Fergs to the checkered light house and back, or anywhere safe inbetween depending on weather conditions.
This is an advanced event in a single kayak. It is compulsory to have completed the sea kayaking refresher/basic skills to join this event.
Cost: $20.00 (minimum 6 attendees, Dave will not get out of bed for less even when bribed with coffee)
What's included: 1 hour from Ferg's across Evans Bay to Hallwell Light (the checkered light house) and back. We aim to be back by 9am so you may get up to 2 hours on the water.
Your sea kayak (this could be a double depending on conditions), paddle, buoyancy aid and spray skirt.
RSVP: RSVP with payment to be made at Fergs prior to leaving
Where we meet: Inside Fergs Kayaks. You are expected to get yourself and your kayak set up and be on the pontoon ready to leave at 7.am
What to wear: It is highly likely YOU ARE GOING TO GET WET. Wear merino /polyprop /thermals 2-3 layers on top and up to two layers of leggings the same on bottom plus a a water proof jacket. Hats Gloves, Neoprene paddling shoes or dive booties. The water temps are still cold so rug up.
Weather: This Meetup is subject to last-minute cancellation due to excessive wind only.
No-shows: The $20 fee remains payable if you don't show up or cancel within 24 hours of this event.
Whilst every possible assistance will be offered, Adventure Wellington Trust, the Trustees, Event Organisers/hosts and members cannot be held responsible for any accident, injuries or losses sustained leading up to, during, or after an event.