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by Aquaholic
Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off Season PPR- Thursday, December 5, 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 4447

Re: Off Season PPR- Thursday, December 5, 2013

Yep, this is in my neck of the woods, so I'll be there!

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Prince Willliams Sound, Alaska 2013
Replies: 48
Views: 11645

Re: Prince Willliams Sound, Alaska 2013

Yes, I'd be interested in coming to this!
by Aquaholic
Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Multi level / multi group from Fort Adam's, New Port 9/28
Replies: 30
Views: 13391

Re: Multi level / multi group from Fort Adam's, New Port 9/2

I'm planning on joining you - for the long paddle!

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Fri Sep 20, 2013 8:50 am
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: Surf Class 2.0 October 5th
Replies: 6
Views: 4259

Re: Surf Class 2.0 October 5th

So am I!
by Aquaholic
Wed Sep 18, 2013 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone interested in Paddling Sat, 9/21?
Replies: 3
Views: 1916

Re: Anyone interested in Paddling Sat, 9/21?

Linda,

I'm up for a paddle on Saturday. A morning start and ~15 miles works for me.
PM me and we can discuss details.

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Sun Sep 08, 2013 8:49 am
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: Surf Class!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 7284

Re: Surf Class!!!

John,

I'd be interested in a class on the October 5th date, too.

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:44 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Neds Point to West Island - Saturday 7/27/13 - 9:00am Launch
Replies: 19
Views: 8773

Re: Neds Point to West Island - Saturday 7/27/13 - 9:00am La

I'm planning on joining you for this one.

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Powder Point to Gurnet Light to Duxbury Beach-Friday, July 5
Replies: 2
Views: 6910

Powder Point to Gurnet Light to Duxbury Beach-Friday, July 5

Looking to escape the 90+ heat we'd been having, I posted a last minute trip on the board for Friday, July 6. The tides and the forecast looked favorable and I was hoping the boat traffic would be light. Two other lucky people who had the day off from work responded, so it was that 3 of us launched ...
by Aquaholic
Thu Jul 04, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Duxbury- Powder Point to Gurnet Light-Friday July 5
Replies: 3
Views: 3729

Re: Duxbury- Powder Point to Gurnet Light-Friday July 5

KenW wrote:I'm interested in paddling. See you in the morning.

Glad to have you along, Ken! See you tomorrow.
by Aquaholic
Thu Jul 04, 2013 11:12 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Duxbury- Powder Point to Gurnet Light-Friday July 5
Replies: 3
Views: 3729

Duxbury- Powder Point to Gurnet Light-Friday July 5

A few of us that want to stay local plan to launch from Powder Point Bridge in Duxbury tomorrow at 8:30 am and paddle along the bay side of Long Island then follow it out to Saquish Neck. If the conditions are good, continue on around the neck and paddle along the beach on the outside of the neck to...
by Aquaholic
Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: Skills Session in Hanson 06/27/2013
Replies: 28
Views: 9406

Re: Skills Session in Hanson 06/27/2013

Hi all I'm planning on going to paddle tonight. Are people still going? I only ask because of the rumored thundar and lighting storm. I know a little rain won't matter as we will all be wet anyway :) 'When shall turkeys meet again? In thunder, lightning or in rain? ... Fair is foul, and foul is fai...
by Aquaholic
Tue Jun 25, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: Skills Session in Hanson 06/27/2013
Replies: 28
Views: 9406

Re: Skills Session in Hanson 06/27/2013

Shoot, I wish I could get home from the city in time for these...
by Aquaholic
Thu May 23, 2013 2:56 pm
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: Skills 2013 Hanson / Starting May 23rd
Replies: 43
Views: 12865

Re: Skills 2013 Hanson / Starting May 23rd

Camping trip in Maine was cancelled so I'm planning on being there tonight.

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Wed May 22, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMC trip -Casco Bay Maine Island Trail-RESCHEDULED
Replies: 1
Views: 1570

Re: AMC trip -Casco Bay Maine Island Trail Camping -RESCHEDU

Due to adverse weather conditions predicted for all 3 days, trip has been rescheduled to June 1-3.


Audrey
by Aquaholic
Fri May 03, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMC trip -Casco Bay Maine Island Trail-RESCHEDULED
Replies: 1
Views: 1570

AMC trip -Casco Bay Maine Island Trail-RESCHEDULED

May 24-May 26: Maine Island Trail Camping weekend offered by the AMC Boston chapter: Depart Freeport, ME Friday noon for remote Maine Island Trail campsite. Saturday paddle to Jewel Island from base camp with side trip possibilities. Depart base camp Sunday for three island tour on return to mainlan...
by Aquaholic
Thu May 02, 2013 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Whale Watch 2 ??? - Saturday, May 4th ???
Replies: 11
Views: 3124

Re: Whale Watch 2 ??? - Saturday, May 4th ???

I'd be interested in joining everyone on this one!

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Wollaston to Spectacle Island 4/13/13 10:00am Launch
Replies: 15
Views: 4402

Re: Wollaston to Spectacle Island 4/13/13 10:00am Launch

Sheesh, first you try to get Jim to pick up your 7 bags of leaves and now you'd like me to fix your fence. :lol:

Nope, won't be joining you on the water this time, but I'll put in a good word for you with the weatherman!

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:31 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Wollaston to Spectacle Island 4/13/13 10:00am Launch
Replies: 15
Views: 4402

Re: Wollaston to Spectacle Island 4/13/13 10:00am Launch

I'd like to join you on this one, Norm, but I'm still recovering from last Saturday's NH paddle in 35 mph winds. :roll:

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Stohlquist gear for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 2115

Stohlquist gear for sale

Stohlquist XTRACT- type 5 rescue PFD with rescue belt and tow. Size XL
Like new condition. $75.

Stohlquist "Caveman" booties, size 12, used twice. Very good condition. $20.

Pictures available upon request.
by Aquaholic
Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:45 pm
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: AMC Circumnavigation of Newcastle Island April 6th
Replies: 11
Views: 3210

Re: AMC Circumnavigation of Newcastle Island April 6th

Norm, Great, it is a beautiful area! There are a number of new leaders in the Boston AMC Chapter that have planned some excellent trips for this season. Quite a few high level trips that I think you would like. There is a week long kayak-camping trip in Stonington, Maine (July) with level 2 and leve...
by Aquaholic
Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:30 pm
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: Kayak Camping Meeting - APRIL 18 !! Details in thread!
Replies: 27
Views: 7493

Re: Kayak Camping Meeting - Any Interest?

Kate,
Suzanne said there was absolutely, positively no way that you and she would be holding another kayak-camping workshop in the near future, so I went to the one in Reading last week! I very much enjoyed your slides/talk and highly recommend it to anyone interested in camping.

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: AMC Circumnavigation of Newcastle Island April 6th
Replies: 11
Views: 3210

Re: AMC Circumnavigation of Newcastle Island April 6th

Audrey - are you planning to attend this trip? I finally got a chance to check it out on Google Earth. Looks interesting and might be a nice trip to do early in the season before there is much traffic. Seems like a place you might want to go with someone that has local knowledge as I'm guessing the...
by Aquaholic
Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:34 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: AMC Circumnavigation of Newcastle Island April 6th
Replies: 11
Views: 3210

AMC Circumnavigation of Newcastle Island April 6th

For those of us with cabin fever: Sea Kayak day trip for experienced paddlers with good paddling, bracing, rescue skills and appropriate cold water gear. Min 14 ft kayak with bulkheads/flotation. Trip will launch at Pierce Island and proceed clockwise around Newcastle Island via the Piscataquis Rive...
by Aquaholic
Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For those of you interested in kayak camping trips...
Replies: 2
Views: 1462

For those of you interested in kayak camping trips...

There is a week long trip to Stonington, ME/Casco Bay Islands this summer from July 2-7th.
Here's the link for more info:
http://activities.outdoors.org/search/i ... s/id/67612
by Aquaholic
Wed Jan 30, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gluing in foam
Replies: 5
Views: 2579

Re: Gluing in foam

Josko,

Since you are so far south of Boston, a good place to get foam would be Jamestown Distributors (Bristol, RI). You can also order online. (http://www.jamestowndistributors.com)

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: Pool Time - Randolph
Replies: 7
Views: 4153

Re: Pool Time - Randolph

Yes, this is a great place to practice. I've signed up and talked a Boston AMC sea-kayak leader into coming as well.

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:30 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: P&H Cetus Composite Sea Kayak-SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 2402

P&H Cetus Composite Sea Kayak-SOLD

SOLD: P&H Cetus Composite Sea Kayak Orange Deck with White Hull - Original/Classic Design – Four hatches, two usual fore and aft, one day hatch and one knee tube hatch. Very responsive and really easy to carve and turn. This expedition sized boat behaves more like a midsized play boat but has en...
by Aquaholic
Sun Jul 22, 2012 9:53 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Need a paddle
Replies: 4
Views: 3446

Re: Need a paddle

Pat,

Per our e-conversation, I gave the paddle to Bea yesterday.

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Fri Jul 13, 2012 2:38 pm
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Boston Harbor Outer Islands Saturday 7/14
Replies: 12
Views: 4020

Re: Boston Harbor Outer Islands Saturday 7/14

Bob,

I'd love to join you, but I have an all-day skills session in Natick tomorrow.

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Need a paddle
Replies: 4
Views: 3446

Re: Need a paddle

Pat,

I have an Aqua-Bound carbon paddle you could have for $75. I believe it is either a 220 or 230cm.

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Tue Jul 03, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: kayaks
Replies: 4
Views: 3220

Re: kayaks

Martha,

I know someone who may be able to/want to use it. Could you PM me your location and a good time to take a look at it?

Thanks
by Aquaholic
Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:28 pm
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: View Tall Ships from Spectacle Island Saturday - June 30
Replies: 13
Views: 4102

Re: View Tall Ships from Spectacle Island Saturday - June 30

This sounds like a nice trip, Norm, and a great way to see the tall ships, but 6 a.m. is too early a launch time for me.
I'd have to leave my house by 4:40 a.m.
Have a great day!

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Navigation class & field work Tuesday June 19 @ 6:30 pm FULL
Replies: 35
Views: 7462

Re: Navigation class & field work Tuesday June 19 @ 6:30 pm

Bea,

Guess I wasn't quick enough! Please put me on the waiting list.

Thanks,
Audrey
by Aquaholic
Sun May 20, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Plymouth harbor to Priscilla Beach - Saturday May 19
Replies: 1
Views: 1836

Plymouth harbor to Priscilla Beach - Saturday May 19

I made a last minute call for kayakers willing to paddle Plymouth Bay early Saturday morning and had the good fortune to have two expert paddlers respond, Deb and Jim. Two hours before high tide, the three of us set out from Stephens Field under cloudless skies. We headed directly across to the back...
by Aquaholic
Sat May 19, 2012 6:51 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Late Notice: Saturday May 19- Plymouth Harbor
Replies: 3
Views: 1854

Re: Late Notice: Saturday May 19- Plymouth Harbor

Jim,

Yes, the paddle is still on; the weather and tides look great!
Glad to have you along!

Audrey
by Aquaholic
Fri May 18, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Late Notice: Saturday May 19- Plymouth Harbor
Replies: 3
Views: 1854

Late Notice: Saturday May 19- Plymouth Harbor

The plan is to meet at Stephens Field parking lot at 9 am
High tide is approx 11 am
Distance and length of paddle determined collectively at launch.

At least a 15 foot boat recommended, spray skirt, wet exit ability
Dress for cold water

Please post here if interested.

Deb and Audrey
by Aquaholic
Tue May 15, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Spray skirt wanted, will trade (ALL ITEMS SOLD)
Replies: 7
Views: 4868

Re: Spray skirt wanted, will trade

Mike,

I'm looking for a spray skirt that will fit a Surge. Do you still have one?

Thanks,
Audrey
by Aquaholic
Fri May 11, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Duxbury Bay to Saquish - Saturday May 12
Replies: 12
Views: 2780

Re: Duxbury Bay to Saquish - Saturday May 12

Cool, thanks. Mild to moderate chop and swell shouldn't be a problem for me. Most of my experience is in calm rivers but I've been to Sakonnet Point a few times so I have a tiny bit of experience with rock gardening and surfing some really small waves. Breaking waves still knock me over, though. I ...

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