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79906

Pool Rolling Sessions

Paddling Date: Sun March 8, 2015

Come learn to roll your whitewater kayak or C1, or practice on your own in the warmth of a local pool! Sessions meet Sundays (Feb 22, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22) from 5-7 pm at the Arlington Boys and Girls ClubFees: Students (instruction and pool time): $110 AMC members/$130 non-members, Recreation (pool time only): $60 AMC members/$80 non-members. Boat Rental:$50 for the series.To Register: Send a check (made out to AMC Boston Paddlers Committee) with your name, address, phone number, email address, AMC #, registration type (student or recreation) to AMC Pool Registrar, c/o Chris, 39 Oliva Court, Stoughton, MA 02072. Include your height and weight if you want to rent our equipment, otherwise indicate what equipment you have.Please note: C1 instruction is contingent on availability of C1 instructors. Due to space limitations, sessions are for closed whitewater boats only (K1, C1).

Activity Category: Paddling, Paddling - Whitewater
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: AMC Boston Paddlers
Leader: Chris Rolt (E-mail Chris Rolt)
Registrar: Chris Rolt (E-mail Chris Rolt)
79907

Pool Rolling Sessions

Paddling Date: Sun March 15, 2015

Come learn to roll your whitewater kayak or C1, or practice on your own in the warmth of a local pool! Sessions meet Sundays (Feb 22, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22) from 5-7 pm at the Arlington Boys and Girls ClubFees: Students (instruction and pool time): $110 AMC members/$130 non-members, Recreation (pool time only): $60 AMC members/$80 non-members. Boat Rental:$50 for the series.To Register: Send a check (made out to AMC Boston Paddlers Committee) with your name, address, phone number, email address, AMC #, registration type (student or recreation) to AMC Pool Registrar, c/o Chris, 39 Oliva Court, Stoughton, MA 02072. Include your height and weight if you want to rent our equipment, otherwise indicate what equipment you have.Please note: C1 instruction is contingent on availability of C1 instructors. Due to space limitations, sessions are for closed whitewater boats only (K1, C1).

Activity Category: Paddling, Paddling - Whitewater
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: AMC Boston Paddlers
Leader: Chris Rolt (E-mail Chris Rolt)
Registrar: Chris Rolt (E-mail Chris Rolt)
79908

Pool Rolling Sessions

Paddling Date: Sun March 22, 2015

Come learn to roll your whitewater kayak or C1, or practice on your own in the warmth of a local pool! Sessions meet Sundays (Feb 22, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22) from 5-7 pm at the Arlington Boys and Girls ClubFees: Students (instruction and pool time): $110 AMC members/$130 non-members, Recreation (pool time only): $60 AMC members/$80 non-members. Boat Rental:$50 for the series.To Register: Send a check (made out to AMC Boston Paddlers Committee) with your name, address, phone number, email address, AMC #, registration type (student or recreation) to AMC Pool Registrar, c/o Chris, 39 Oliva Court, Stoughton, MA 02072. Include your height and weight if you want to rent our equipment, otherwise indicate what equipment you have.Please note: C1 instruction is contingent on availability of C1 instructors. Due to space limitations, sessions are for closed whitewater boats only (K1, C1).

Activity Category: Paddling, Paddling - Whitewater
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: AMC Boston Paddlers
Leader: Chris Rolt (E-mail Chris Rolt)
Registrar: Chris Rolt (E-mail Chris Rolt)
81146

Newcastle Island Circumnavigation

Paddling Date: Sat April 18, 2015

Kick the paddling season off with a Level 2+ (potential winter conditions/current) paddle around Newcastle Island at the mouth of the Piscataquis River in Portsmouth, NH. This scenic trip was featured in a Sea Kayak magazine article. Depending upon sea state and temps a side trip to Whaleback Light will be included. Points of interest in addition to the light are Fort Constitution, NH Coast Guard Station, Fort Stark, Historic Wentworth Hotel and numerous Little Harbor/Back Channel inner islands. Must have proper cold water gear (Dry/Full Wet Suit), Good physical condition, minimum 14 ft sea kayak with bulkheads/floatation and self/assisted rescue skills) Registration required. No fee. Launch info will be provided to registered paddlers.

Activity Category: Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Region: New Hampshire, Seacoast
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: AMC Boston Paddlers Website
Leader: Gerald Smith softsmithjr@msn.com
80391

Beal Island Canoe & Sea Kayak Weekend

Paddling Date: Fri May 22, 2015 - Mon May 25, 2015

Tidewater Canoe and Sea Kayak Camping Weekend. Easy paddling, good food and informal instruction available. This is a good introduction to a Tidewater Paddling area that is ideal for sea kayaking. We have the option of both introductory and advanced canoe or sea kayak day trips from Beal Island. Deposit required: $92 AMC members/ $107 non-AMC members (does not include boat rental)

Activity Category: Paddling - Canoeing, Paddling - Flatwater, Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Region: Maine, Southern and Mid-Coast
State: ME
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: AMC Boston Paddlers
Leader: Kenneth Kaiser kkaiser@alum.mit.edu 978-664-5984 (before 9 pm)
Co-Leader: Donna Jean Kaiser (E-mail Donna Jean Kaiser)
80390

Ipswich River Paddle

Paddling Date: Sun June 21, 2015

Meet at 9:00 AM on Sunday morning at the Topsfield Fairgrounds PARKING LOT Entrance on Rt. 1 in Topsfield MA. If you are coming from the south, take Rt. 95 to Rt. 1 in Topsfield. Continue driving north on Rt. 1. You go down a long hill to the bottom where Rt. 1 crosses the Ipswich River. It is not obvious that you have crossed the Ipswich River, look carefully. Immediately ahead on the right is the Fair Grounds Parking Lot Entrance. You should see a number of vehicles there with canoes on the roof.
We will shuttle to the launch, which is on Rowley Bridge road. Then we shuttle the vehicles to the take out which is at the Bradley Palmer State Forest.
We get on the river by 10:00 am and take out about 3:30 to 4:00 pm.
Bring: canoe or kayak, lunch, drink, water, sun screen, bug repellent, EYEGLASSES RETAINER STRAP, sun hat, life jacket
If you need a boat, please let the leaders know ASAP. If you want to car pool please let the leaders know ASAP.

Activity Category: Paddling - Flatwater
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: AMC Boston Paddlers Website
Leader: Kenneth Kaiser kkaiser@alum.mit.edu 978-664-5984 (Before 9 PM), Donna Jean Kaiser (E-mail Donna Jean Kaiser) 978-604-1501
Registrar: Kenneth Kaiser kkaiser@alum.mit.edu 978-664-5984 (Before 9 PM)
81145

Acadia/Bar Harbor Camping Trip

Paddling Date: Mon July 27, 2015 - Fri July 31, 2015

Pack your kayak and camping gear for a week of paddling in one of the premier scenic park areas in the nation. We will set up base camp at Hadley's campground in Bar Harbor. From Hadley's we will run sea kayak day trips to the Porcupine Islands, Cranberry Islands and the Ovens. We will also partner with Pinniped Kayak Adventures to provide non-AMC group skill trips to Sullivan Falls (Wed 29th) for current/surfing play and Rocks and Ledges play (Fri 31st). You will need to make your own reservations for camping (http://www.hadleyspoint.com/) and Pinniped kayaking (www.pinnipedkayak.com). Level 2 sea kayak equipment, skills and registration is required. Mention you are with the Boston AMC Sea Kayaking group at the Hadley's and Pinniped Kayaking after registering with the AMC.

Activity Category: Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Region: Maine, Downeast and Acadia
State: ME
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: AMC Boston Paddlers Website
Leader: Gerald Smith softsmithjr@msn.com, Rick Hens rickhens@comcast.net