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#5 Kayak - Ocean Trip - Odiorne Point Boat Launch - Rye, NH

  • 4 Aug 2024
  • 09:00 - 14:00
  • Rt 1A Rye, NH
  • 7

Registration

  • Name your event as above, then enter $0.00.
    this will prohibit online payment for Trips with big dollar amounts that incur a 3% transaction fee. On a $1700 trip that would be $51.00 per trip registrant.

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  • Registrations close 24 hours prior to the paddle = Sat., 8/3 Fri at 9:30am.
  • This trip is appropriate for Blue/Black - Intermediate Level Trip:  able to paddle casual & continuous 3-5hrs + including experience & strength for control in challenging currents and windy situations
  • A 12’+ Kayak with double hatch and spray skirt STRONGLY recommended to paddle on this more advanced paddle that may encounter strong current and winds. YOU must reserve your parking pass online within 30 days of the paddle Parking $5 fee for admittance unless a 65+ Senior = $1 online transition fee:   https://www.nhstateparks.org/visit/state      
  • Meet Time: 9:30 am    Meeting time is due to tidal planning
  • Launch time:  BIB (butts in boats,) 10:00 am  
  • Paddling Time:  3.0 - 3.5 hours       2:30-3:00 pm                                          Be respectful of others.  Be early & on time to depart at BIB! 
  •  A protected coastal inner harbor trip with some boat traffic and the potential for impact from wind and tidal currents in several places.  We will paddle North to Peirce Island and Prescott Park to the junction of the Piscataqua River.  After a brief rest, we head South to a small island for lunch. We then paddle through a tranquil area of the back channel, tunneling under a small bridge emerging by the Wentworth by the Sea Marina.  Heading towards the breakwater, we will have a brief stop at the Newcastle Maritime Museum. From there it's a short paddle across the harbor to the beach at Odiorne for a swim before returning to the boat launch for Take-Out       
  • As a NH Ski Club member, I will make sure I have the right supplies & equipment to keep myself safe while participating in this event along with any guest(s) I choose to bring.  I will keep up & stay with the group as a Blue/Black INT kayak level paddler.  I will release my emergency contact information to the Trip Organizer and provide any guest(s) name and emergency contact information prior to the paddle.
  • Checklist of things to bring:

- PFD - Paddle(s) - Plenty of drinking water - Lunch/Snacks
- Bathing Suit/Towel/HAT - Insect repellent - Sunscreen
- Water Toys... Bilge/Hand Pumps double nicely as a water squirter!
- Rain Gear!... two 10 gallon bags have multi uses.   
 - Spray Skirt               -- Water Shoes, No flip flops!  - Kayak transport wheels

AS A CONDITION OF ATTENDING THIS KAYAK DAY TRIP, YOU AGREE TO:  Hold harmless, and indemnify the organizer(s) and their relations and heirs, and all members and participants of the NH Ski Club 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 NHSC activity. Kayaking, camping, hiking, skiing, bicycling and other activities pose inherent risks and dangers. Participation in these activities is voluntary and dependent upon your own personal judgement. In the interest of safety, wearing a US Coast Guard approved Lifejacket (PFD), securely fitted is required while paddling with this group  All Guest(s) will be required to sign a Disclaimer-Liability Release with emergency contact information.

Trip Organizers - Nancy KC - kcaronn@yahoo.com    603-533-7576                                       Deb S - deborah.schelzel@gmail.com  603-860-5057                       

Trip Leader(s) - Dana Ordway, Patty Norton and Carol Stevens           

 New Hampshire Ski Club.

P.O. Box 6072, Manchester, NH 03108

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