Re: [socialnetwork-ecclectic] Kayaking on the Potomac Next Saturday

From: Suzanne
Sent on: Sunday, March 29, 2009 8:52 PM
Hi there.  This looks like so much fun!  I wish i was going to be in
town for it.  Have a great time.

On 3/29/09, Richard <[address removed]> wrote:
> Announcing a new Meetup for Happy Hour, Benefits, Outdoors, Networking!
> What: Kayaking on the Potomac
> When: April 4,[masked]:00 AM
> Where: Click the link below to find out!
> Meetup Description: We are going kayaking (weather permitting) from
> Fletcher's Boat House down to Georgetown and will meet at Fletcher's Boat
> House at 11:00. It is an easy six mile round trip with a stop for lunch in
> Georgetown. Flat water, no rapids good for beginners. I will be glad to give
> some basic instruction for those who have not been kayaking before.
> Directions:
> From Va.
> Take 66 East to Key Bridge. Cross the bridge and turn left onto Canal road
> (instead of right into Georgetown on M). Keep along the canal, pass
> Georgetown U., and after several miles you will see an old multi story house
> on the left and a small stone wall. Turn down the little road between the
> house and the wall into Fletchers parking area. Parking is free and there is
> usually plenty of it.
> It is better not to take Chain Bridge because it is a very difficult U-turn.
> From DC
> Go to M Street in Georgetown and follow it past Key Bridge, it will turn
> into Canal Rd. Then follow directions above.
> The rental shack is across the bridge over the canal. The boats cost $20 for
> a 2 seater all day. (split with someone else and it is $10).
> Be sure to bring appropriate clothes, snacks if you want them, water, and
> sunblock. A plastic baggie is good to keep your car keys in. We will travel
> down the Potomac to the Waterfront in Georgetown, stop for a quick break and
> then kayak back.
> Driving back home to Va. after kayaking stay in the middle lane near Key
> Bridge, the first right takes you to the Whitehurst Freeway, the second
> right takes you to the bridge.
> Learn more here:
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