Intro to Kayak Camping Clinic


Intro to Kayak Camping Clinic

Paddling Date: Sat August 18, 2018 - Sun August 19, 2018

Join us for a weekend camp adventure on Beal island in Maine. This trip is tailored for those that have not (or have) island camped out of a kayak. We will discuss needed gear and packing a boat as well as route planning, weather, meals, VHF basics, and other necessary topics for multi-day paddling in ocean environment. You will need paddling experience including wet exits and rescues as well as some camping experience with backpack or car (RV does not count). The distance we paddle are modest (Level 2: 8-12 miles) in mostly protected waters, but will practice paddling in currents as well as rescues with loaded boats. Rental boats are available.
Prior to this trip, there will be a Wed night social on July 25th in Newton to review camping gear and packing demonstration.

Activity Category: Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Region: Maine, Southern and Mid-Coast
State: ME
Leader: Jeff Barrell, Dana Gray (E-mail Dana Gray)
External Link: AMC Boston Paddlers website
Trip Location: Georgetown, ME
Registration Required: Yes
Keywords: sea kayak camping paddling maine island clinic instruction
Status: Open


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