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RE: [kayaking-171] Kayak Gear for Sale - Lorraine Nov 28, 2016 2:12 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak Gear for Sale - John L. - It’s no Ken B. Nov 15, 2016 7:37 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak Gear for Sale - Please do not use "reply all". J On Nov 13, 2016, at 11:53 PM, Ken Brooks < k John L Nov 14, 2016 7:32 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak Gear for Sale - John - yes. I may have just the thing. Very interested in selling. Please reply to my email address not via the m Ken B. Nov 13, 2016 11:52 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak Gear for Sale - marci Nov 13, 2016 8:41 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak Gear for Sale - John H Drop me a line at Marshall Nov 13, 2016 4:29 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak Gear for Sale - anyone have a kayak they are selling? novice here..  mostly kayak on the long island sound On Sun, Nov 13, 2016 at 4:05 PM, Larry < John H Nov 13, 2016 4:23 PM
Kayak Gear for Sale - Hi All,  I've got some extra gear that I'm selling off to help with my trip expenses to Florida.  I have a complete Yakima Drydock Pickup Truck Kayak Rack System.  This includes t Larry Nov 13, 2016 4:05 PM
Now accepting contributions for The Stamford Kayaking Meetup Group - Hi Kayakers, As most of you know, a lot goes into making a Meetup Group great, and most of it comes from the group's members.  Back in 2007, I founded SKG with the simple idea of finding kayakers to join me for weekly kayak outing Peter Jul 5, 2016 11:06 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - Anyone who wants off a meetup group e-mail list should make the change on their personal meetup profile and settings.  Please do not e-mail everyone in the group to request removal.  Peter Jun 28, 2016 11:41 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - And you just replied to all! Ken B. Jun 28, 2016 11:33 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - If you want to control the emails sent by this system please read the message at the end of each email. If you don't want to receive these, or if you want to receive then as a daily summary, you can select that option Stephen Jun 28, 2016 11:18 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - take Walter Hotz off this email group -----Original Message----- From: Maisa Marques <thelaw.ma Walter H. Jun 28, 2016 11:12 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - I am sorry about this and will use message board in the future. Juliana May Stampin' Up Demonstrator [masked] Ju Juliana M. Jun 20, 2016 10:37 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - Hi Lorraine, Thank you for speaking up about your interest. Although I personally think the CD Vision 150 is a perfect "Goldilocks" kayak (not too big; not too small; just right), it is bigger than you expressed. 15' long, 24" wide, weight about 58 lbs, Ken B. Jun 20, 2016 9:49 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - I agree as well. Please remove me from these as I have asked multiple times. Thank you Sent from my iPad Candice Jun 20, 2016 7:49 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - Agreed. I would rather not receive these emails. Reply to one not all. Thanks.  On Monday, June 20, 2016, Ranelle < [address removed] > wrote: user 8. Jun 20, 2016 7:47 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - I agree. Please take me off. Sen Ranelle Jun 20, 2016 7:34 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - Sorry guys, but why aren't these email exchanges staying within the confines of meetup.com? Is there a setting to turn them off? Alison Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 20, 2016, at 7:21 PM, Lorraine wrote: > > Hi Ken, > Yo Alison Jun 20, 2016 7:26 PM
RE: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - Hi Ken, You don't know me but your email to Juliana came to me and I am interested in the kayak you are selling. Can you send me a picture of the Current Designs Vision 150 and tell me how much it weighs, and some specs, i.e. length and width of cock Lorraine Jun 20, 2016 7:18 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - Ken How much do you plan to sell it? How much pounds does it weigh? Ruby Sent from my iPad > On Jun 20, 2016, at 5:11 PM, Ken Brooks wrote: > > Juliana - > If you want something more transitional (midway between a true sea k ruby Jun 20, 2016 5:14 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - Juliana - If you want something more transitional (midway between a true sea kayak and a rec boat) that would track a lot better and be much easier to paddle than an eleven foot rec kayak, I am selling a Current Designs Vision 150. It comes with cockpit Ken B. Jun 20, 2016 5:11 PM
RE: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - Oh, it did go to her but it also came to me! Lorraine -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Juliana May Sent: Monday, June 20,[masked]:40 PM To: [address removed] Subject: Re: Lorraine Jun 20, 2016 4:16 PM
RE: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - Hi Marshall, You sent the below email to me by mistake :) Lorraine -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Marshall Sent: Monday, June 20,[masked]:14 PM To: [address removed] Lorraine Jun 20, 2016 4:15 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - Please use the SKG message board for discussions such as this.  Please do not hi-jack group e-mails... I keep the group e-mail option available for everyone so that it can be used constructively, but as site manager, I need to intervene wh Peter Jun 20, 2016 3:56 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - Marshall- Thanks for your .02.... I passed on the opportunity as I want something with more stability. Juliana May Stampin' Up Demonstrator [masked] JulianaMay. Stampinup.net > On Jun 20, 2016, at 3:14 PM, Marshall Juliana M. Jun 20, 2016 3:37 PM
Kayak & Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - Hi Juliana, I thought i would quick drop you a note with my $.02 Please get yourself a kayak with front and rear bulkheads that will provide built in floatation. This is a safety feature which will hold you in good stead if your kayak travels t Marshall Jun 20, 2016 3:13 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - Hello... Have been interested in kayaking for many years... Done both fresh and salt water... My question- I have Juliana M. Jun 20, 2016 2:47 PM
Kayak in Vermont (Ludlow / Plymoth area) - I am looking to get together a group of kayakers for leisure paddling in Vermont on the weekend of  July 8 to July 10. You do not need to be a strong paddler.  We can plan the outings around t Peter Jun 20, 2016 2:38 PM
Kayaking the Erie Canal - Hi All,  A few of you have expressed interest in kayaking the Erie Canal with me.  I'm looking at a launch date from Buffalo of July 1 (subject to change) and arriving in Albany some 2-3 weeks later.  Pl Larry May 24, 2016 10:26 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] For Sale: Yakima Kayak Rack with J-Saddles - Great deal! While I don't need them I'm sure they'll find a good home. If Marshall May 22, 2016 6:02 PM
For Sale: Yakima Kayak Rack with J-Saddles - Hi all, Sorry for the mass messaging, however I wanted to get the word out that I am selling my beloved Yakima Rack system. I recently purchased a new car which, alas, my old rack system won't fit. If you or anyone you know is in search of a ne Jen B. May 22, 2016 5:50 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] Missing Kayaker? - simone May 15, 2016 9:03 PM
Missing Kayaker? - A kayakers boat turned up in New Haven. Officials are looking for information to see if the owner is OK. Since this is a large group, I figured I'd share it to see if any of you have seen this kayak before.  Wrong kayak for the Larry May 15, 2016 8:43 PM
Meetup details changed: Party (oh, yeah, and paddle) on the Bantam River - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Stamford­KayakGroup/events/223332350/ When : Saturday, August Ken Jun 18, 2015 10:12 AM
Saturday April 4th Norwalk Harbor Paddle Cancelled - Hi Everyone, I've cancelled tomorrow's paddle (Saturday April 4) at Norwalk Harbor due to the forecast windy conditions.  With the water temps being so low it makes sense to not push it. Will try to reschedule for next saturday (April 11). Gary R Apr 3, 2015 10:14 PM
RE: [kayaking-171] FW: Kokatat Cold Water Clinic and Kayak Events - Carolyn Oct 17, 2014 4:02 PM
FW: Kokatat Cold Water Clinic and Kayak Events - Kayakers... see below -----Original Message----- From: Marshall Seddon [mailto:[address removed]] Sent: Friday, October 17,[masked]:53 AM To: Marshall Seddon Subject: Kokatat Cold Water Clinic and Kayak Events Happy Friday! S Peter Oct 17, 2014 4:01 PM
End of 2014 kayaking season - Greetings, all my stamford kayaking group friends, the 2014 kayak season is coming to an end---for most of us. Our organizer and leader extraordinaire, Peter has kindly granted me, the ability to cross post outings george Oct 3, 2014 10:10 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] was it "rude"... sorry - Seems obvious that we all appreciate Peter, but Diane Sep 23, 2014 7:18 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] was it "rude"... sorry - Bravo Barry! Sent from my iPhone On Sep 20, 2014, at 8:46 PM, Barry Gorfain < barrygor pat Sep 21, 2014 8:34 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] was it "rude"... sorry - Hi Peter, Barry G. Sep 20, 2014 8:22 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] was it "rude"... sorry - Dear Greg, I do not consider you one of the rude members. I don't know what could have given you that impression. I have not been calling Ken B. Sep 20, 2014 6:54 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] was it "rude"... sorry - Ken, Here is my story. I am a member of several Kayak meetup groups. I have only used my kayak maybe 3 times this year. My Greg B. Sep 20, 2014 3:45 AM
Re: guided paddles and lessons - Pete, kudos for promoting instruction for the kayaking community.  This is a philosophy that SKG has maintained since day 1 -- for example, the informal rescue demos at the Yak Jams -- and it is one of the reasons that I respect Jonathan Sep 19, 2014 9:57 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] was it "rude"... sorry - It's about time we started trimming this group back! 800+ members and fewer than 100 semi-active members? Ridiculous! Thank you to all the members who have paid and participate, An active free Ken Sep 19, 2014 12:03 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] was it "rude"... sorry - Andy Sep 19, 2014 11:51 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] was it "rude"... sorry - Peter, I feel more than a bit sorry you were compelled to explain the hosting situation and your time invested, but actually in my case, Ken B. Sep 19, 2014 11:49 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] was it "rude"... sorry - Peter Get your position completely. Tomorrow's thimble islands paddle will be my first for this group. Nevertheless I just paid $5. Thanks for all your efforts! St Steve S. Sep 19, 2014 11:33 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] was it "rude"... sorry - As we Quakers say, in reference to Ronald Kleiman's message to Peter, "Friend, thee speaks to my condition." On Sep 19,[masked]:00 AM, "Ronald Kleiman" < erik k. Sep 19, 2014 11:05 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] was it "rude"... sorry - Peter I am so sorry that you are being subjected to such grief and apparent ingratitude over the price of a half of a cup of coffee (1/4 if you are a Starbuckian). Ron K. Sep 19, 2014 10:59 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] guided paddles and lessons - As a newbie ocean kayaker, I've taken cla sses with Michele, Chris at Norwalk's Small Boat Shop, Paula Reigel at Waveology, and (of course) the aweso Jody Sep 19, 2014 10:39 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] guided paddles and lessons - Hello Peter & SKG, Reg Marshall Sep 19, 2014 10:08 AM
was it "rude"... sorry - Peter Sep 19, 2014 9:57 AM
guided paddles and lessons - Peter Sep 18, 2014 6:35 PM
Reminder SKG Annual Voluntary Contributions Campaign - Peter Sep 8, 2014 7:22 AM
SKG Annual Voluntary Contributions Campaign - Hey Kayakers As you may have seen on the SKG calendar the  SKG Annual Voluntary Contributions Campaign is posted for this Friday.  This is not a real event... it is Peter Sep 7, 2014 10:45 AM
SKG Annual Voluntary Contributions Campaign - Peter Sep 7, 2014 10:45 AM
Lost Kayak w/ outrigger - Am out of town myself but if anyone is local it would be an idea to pull the serial number off the boat and put a call in to the manufacturer to trace retail source and potentially owner. Frankly more concerned about a lost fisherman than the Gary Aug 14, 2014 4:57 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] Outrigger Yak has been at Old Mill Beach Westport for a few days - this boat has been there a while it was caught in the tide gate over 3 weeks ago.... I tried to pull it free but it w David de la P. Aug 13, 2014 8:01 PM
Outrigger Yak has been at Old Mill Beach Westport for a few days - Lost And Found: Kayak by  Dan Woog "06880" is loath to post lost-and-foun Rindy Aug 13, 2014 5:55 PM
How are you? - John H. Apr 20, 2014 7:52 PM
How are you? - John H. Apr 20, 2014 6:10 AM
RE: Kayak Jamboree - Peter Apr 10, 2014 11:20 AM
Tods Point - FYI....Tods point is open to the public for the whole month of April....there will be a attendant at the entrance but there only checking for dogs..not stickers or passes....So if anyone wants to kayak, bike or walk there its open....park closes around David Apr 2, 2014 9:01 PM
RE: [kayaking-171] SKG chit-chat - Halleyuya. I'm glad someone took this bull by the horns. I am a kayaker but the amount of emails concerning this topic of paddling the great swamp was getting to annoy me. I agree with whoever sent the long email of how the different links should be us Lorraine Mar 27, 2014 3:58 AM
Re: RE: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - Erik, I think a 17' kayak would be difficult for this trip to say the least.  Even if you're a master at edging turns and can spin your boat around its center, there a quite a few places where the channel is less than Jonathan Mar 26, 2014 10:11 PM
RE: [kayaking-171] SKG chit-chat - I often ask myself the same thing Rose. Sent from my LG phone Rose wrote: >I guess no one works?????😉 > > > > >From: [address removed] >To: [address removed] >Subject: [kayaking-171] SKG chit-chat >Date: Wed, 26 John H. Mar 26, 2014 8:24 PM
RE: [kayaking-171] SKG chit-chat - I guess no one works????? Rose Mar 26, 2014 11:21 AM
SKG chit-chat - Peter Mar 26, 2014 10:52 AM
RE: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - Peter Mar 26, 2014 10:44 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - Plastic rather than composite, shorter r Diane Mar 26, 2014 10:29 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - That's what I figured. I've had the phoenix since the mid-90s and have scraped it over and around everything imaginable (mostly on the Potomac). While she' ain't purty she's Jody Mar 26, 2014 10:19 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - Kayak performance, the Romany is a highly rocketed maneuverable 16' sea kayak that would work but hauling it over beaver dams and logs might make f Marshall Mar 26, 2014 9:19 AM
SKG Suggested Meetup - Peter Mar 26, 2014 9:17 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - From the sounds of an earlier response, the Phoenix is the better boat for this trip, it's shorter and lighter, and has less volume than the Romany, so not worries about tak Jody Mar 26, 2014 8:39 AM
RE: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - My two boats are Looksha's, a IV and a V, which are 17' long. Am I correct that these would not be suitable for the swamp run? If not, is there anyone who might have a boat I could use, with an offer to make one of my boats avai erik k. Mar 26, 2014 2:01 AM
RE: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - Lorraine Mar 26, 2014 1:48 AM
RE: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - Lorraine Mar 26, 2014 1:41 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - Thanks, that's what I suspected (and it's easier to transport.) -----Or Jody Mar 25, 2014 11:11 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - I would recommend the slipper as there are many narrow 180 deg turns and 2 or 3 be Mike P. Mar 25, 2014 9:52 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - Sounds like a meetup event!! Sent from my iPhone On Mar 24, 2014, at 10:53 PM, "David" < Rose Mar 25, 2014 8:44 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - I'm interested, but also curious which of my boats to use. I have a 13 ft Phoenix slipper (which is a white water kayak) and at the end of last year I picked up a used Roman Jody Mar 25, 2014 8:44 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - If anyone would like to do this trip for an earlier Sunday date in May let me know. The weekend of th Marshall Mar 25, 2014 7:13 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - I would very much like to participate. On Mar 24,[masked]:09 AM, "Peter" < [address removed] > wrote: erik k. Mar 25, 2014 12:50 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - I may decide to do this perhaps create a regular meetup for it ? David fescier Sent iPhone On Mar 24, 2014, at David Mar 24, 2014 10:52 PM
RE: [kayaking-171] FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - Lorraine Mar 24, 2014 10:20 PM
FW: Paddle for the Great Swamp - Peter Mar 24, 2014 10:08 AM
kayaking 2014 season starter - Peter Mar 24, 2014 9:26 AM
RE: [kayaking-171] SKG Advisory - Peter Mar 19, 2014 10:37 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] SKG Advisory - and testosterone poisoning is one of the greatest inhibitors of brain function... On 18 March[masked]:56, Rusty < erik k. Mar 18, 2014 9:10 PM
RE: [kayaking-171] SKG Advisory - your brain is the most important piece of gear... Rusty Mar 18, 2014 8:56 PM
Re: Re: [kayaking-171] SKG Advisory - OMG.  These stories are sad -- any unnecessary death is sad (and David's story, unless the guy wises up really fast, is an unnecessary death in the waiting) -- but they are not tragic and there is no reason they should scare a Jonathan Mar 18, 2014 8:37 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] SKG Advisory - Thoughts and prayers for the family and friends of the young man.... Gerard Gerry F. Mar 18, 2014 11:29 AM
RE: [kayaking-171] SKG Advisory - Preview not available Rose Mar 18, 2014 10:25 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] SKG Advisory - There's a saying from whitewater, not "if you're going to swim but when" that comes to mind. At least his "experienc Marshall Mar 17, 2014 9:24 PM
Re: [kayaking-171] SKG Advisory - This is the same day I saw that guy with his kayak at Tods point. He was going to cross the sound to Long Island but decided against it due to the David Mar 17, 2014 9:20 PM
SKG Advisory - Peter Mar 17, 2014 9:00 PM
Friends of Al's Trail - Peter Oct 1, 2013 7:49 AM
Re: [kayaking-171] FAQ: voluntary contribute to SKG Meetup - I just donated $20. I hugely appreciate the information on kayaking and the discovery of Shea Island is more than worth it. Sent Bardy J. Sep 24, 2013 7:52 AM

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