Next Meetup

Stand Up Paddle Board Social with the Appalachian Mountain Club
Come join us for socializing and planning for SUP events! This is hosted through the Appalachian Mountain Club and the official listing can be reviewed here: https://activities.outdoors.org/search/index.cfm/action/details/id/109607 Can’t make it this time around but want to make sure you don’t miss out in the future? In order to make sure you don’t miss out on any SUP news and events, please join my mailing list by clicking on this link: http://eepurl.com/dOlK8f You know you will have successfully subscribed when you arrive back the AMC Boston website. The AMC is putting together a series of weekly outings next summer, some will be in conjunction with Charles River Kayak and Canoe. One agenda item is to have a regular Thursday night event near Boston, foreseeably at the Blessing of the Bay Boathouse in Somerville. Persons with boards are welcome to join and can park for free at this location. Members of the AMC often get discounts on events, and you can find all about the Boston chapter events at www.amcboston.com We intend to host several events conjointly with Charles River Kayak and Canoe, so if you don’t have a board and would like to come out over the summer you may want to consider getting a pass. The pass is good for all their locations and give you unlimited access to rent SUPS and kayaks all summer long. If you get an individual season pass by January 1, the cost is $169. If you are a first time season pass holder, you can get a pass for as low as $139. The deal is only good until January 1, so if you are a dedicated SUP fan without a board this can be your summer. Don’t delay! Here is the link to their website: https://paddleboston.com/rentals/season-passes/

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Based on the north shore, but with members from all over northeastern Massachusetts, southeastern New Hampshire and beyond, this is the group for paddlers who enjoy their kayaking adventures at a laid back, leisurely pace. For us, it's not how quickly we can get from point "A" to point "B" while on the water. If your idea of kayaking means sharing with friends, new and old, the beauty of our local flat-water lakes and rivers as you paddle, then this group is for you. Some of the places we paddle include the Squamscott, Essex, and Charles rivers; Plum Island; lakes Massabesic, Pawtuckaway, Gardner and Chebacco; and Country, Tuxbury, and Great ponds. We will also occasionally paddle some coastal areas that are suitable for intermediate level paddlers with an appropriate sea kayak (14' length, bulkheads front and back). Note that on our coastal paddles, you should have basic kayaking safety equipment -- a bilge pump, paddle float, whistle -- and know how to use these tools if the need arises.

Everyone is welcome to help suggest and plan adventure destinations for future activities, as this is what makes a fun and successful group.

We like to bike, too! Watch for rail trail bike rides before and after kayak season, and occasionally during the paddling season.

AS A CONDITION OF ATTENDING THIS MEETUP, YOU AGREE TO: Hold harmless, and indemnify the organizers and their relations and heirs, and all members and participants of the Meetup group from any and all claims for injury, illness, death, and/or property damage including those caused by negligence, ignorance, inexperience and other reasons. You also agree to assume all mental, physical, financial, and/or other risk associated with this meetup. Kayaking, camping, hiking, bicycling, and other activities pose inherent risks and dangers. Participation in these activities is voluntary and dependent upon your own personal judgment. As organizers we make no claims regarding any expertise for this outing. This is not a guided tour. In the interest of safety, consuming alcohol before or during any Casual Kayakers event is not allowed. Wearing of Lifejackets (PFD's) is required when paddling with this group.

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