Thursday 12-20-12 Christmas Lights Paddle –Huntington Harbor

Join us for an evening paddle around Huntington Harbor to view the Christmas lights and decorations. Please plan to arrive at 5:00 to 5:15 pm so that you have time to park, help unload and decorate the boats, and take some photos. We will launch at 5:45 pm. We’ll paddle for an hour and a half, then we’ll go eat nearby after loading up the boats. If you like to paddle in style, bring some decorations or small colored lights with batteries. (You can find them at some drug stores for $4). Also bring a flashlight to mount on the front of your vessel. We’ll bring some masking tape/duct tape to strap it on. Masking tape can be used to fasten your Christmas lights to your vessel. An alternative to colored electrical lights is to bring a chemical light stick and fasten that to your vessel or paddle.
Marc will bring his canoes, which will seat 10-12 folks. We will provide life jackets and paddles. If you use one of marc’s boats, please donate $15 to cover Marc’s gas and time and $2 more for the Meetup website fee. If you will be bringing a kayak of your own, please indicate so in the comments when you sign up.. Be sure to wear pants where you can roll up the bottom or long shorts to keep your legs warm and a flannel/ fleece top. Bring a light windbreaker that you can remove after a half hour of paddling. .. (Bring a plastic bag or two to stow items on the floor of the canoe so they doesn’t get wet). You may want to bring some warm apple cider or chocolate milk in a thermos. Bring a pair of sandals for use on the paddle and other shoes for later, as what you wear in the boat will get wet/sandy. and don’t forget your Santa hat! Dale Cell:[masked] Marc Cell[masked]-2924. Insert the address given into your GPS. Seabridge Park is a few hundred feet farther down the street.

Please use this email address to reserve your spot via PayPal: [masked] Please use the “Send Money” tab, then “Personal” tab, then the “Payment owed” tab to make your payment. Thanks
For non-Paypal methods to reserve your spot, call Dale.  Full Refund will be issued for cancellation due to inclement weather.

Foto from Dec 2009 paddle: http://www.meetup.com/rafting-14/photos/786878/#[masked]

Fotos from Dec 2010 paddle: http://www.meetup.com/rafting-14/photos/1190242/

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  • Dale F.

    Weather was a couple degrees cooler than normal, but once we got paddling, we warmed up to just right.

    December 22, 2012

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  • Dale F.
    Raft Owner, Anaheim, Organizer
    Event Host
  • Marc G
    Paddler, Canoe Guru
  • Kim C. +1
    Paddler, Costa Mesa
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    +1 guest
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