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by norm
Mon May 02, 2016 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday Night at Hingham May 12th
Replies: 32
Views: 22169

Re: Thursday Night at Hingham May 12th

Johnysmoke wrote:
Chip wrote:Time to dust off the gear.

Getting the cooler and coozies out?

And don't forget the bottle opener - they're not all twist offs!
by norm
Thu Apr 21, 2016 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reel Paddling Film Festival
Replies: 0
Views: 6185

Reel Paddling Film Festival

CRCK just sent out an email about a film festival in their new store next Thursday. Has anybody been to the new store? I was wondering if they have a decent facility for watching 2 hours of films or if it would be a "sit on the floor" type of event. Anybody thinking of going? Here's the in...
by norm
Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:41 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: P&H Delphin 155 $1000 Sold!
Replies: 6
Views: 8790

Re: P&H Delphin 155 $1000

John - I might be interested in buying if I can sell my Kajak Sport, but don't wait for me if you get an offer from somebody else.
by norm
Tue Apr 19, 2016 11:10 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: P&H Delphin 155 $1000 Sold!
Replies: 6
Views: 8790

Re: P&H Delphin 155 $1000

John - does this model have foot-pegs or a bulkhead? I don't recall all the differences in the regular versus the surf model.
by norm
Wed Apr 13, 2016 1:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blending and reviewing strokes etc.
Replies: 9
Views: 6840

Re: Blending and reviewing strokes etc.

Happy to hear that you'll be around more often this year Doug! Bea and I were just talking about Hanson Skills Sessions with some kayakers we ran into while hiking the other day. It will be nice to have your skilled help and smiling face out on the pond this season and maybe get out for something di...
by norm
Wed Apr 13, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Washburn Island June 2-4, 2016 [FULL]
Replies: 40
Views: 26719

Re: Washburn Island June 2-4, 2016

A little history information about Washburn Island for the curious minds: http://vc.bridgew.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1034&context=br_rev
by norm
Wed Apr 13, 2016 10:54 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Washburn Island June 2-4, 2016 [FULL]
Replies: 40
Views: 26719

Re: Washburn Island June 2-4, 2016

Add two more to the list. I'm planning to be there and Pat will be with me.

Norm
by norm
Tue Apr 12, 2016 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: That's a Lot of Blubber
Replies: 1
Views: 3538

Re: That's a Lot of Blubber

That's a lot of shark food!
by norm
Thu Mar 31, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: KTP NE Paddlesports Show This Weekend
Replies: 0
Views: 5759

KTP NE Paddlesports Show This Weekend

The Kittery Trading Post New England Paddlesports Show starts Friday, April 1st at the University of New Hampshire Field House. This is an annual event that I usually like to attend, but I'm too busy this year and have too much kayaking gear already. It's a nice day trip to go up there with friends ...
by norm
Fri Dec 11, 2015 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Norm
Replies: 8
Views: 8354

Re: Happy Birthday Norm

Wow, I'm really slipping...or very busy. Have not been on the site for a while and must have stopped getting notification emails.

Thanks for all the birthday wishes everyone!

Norm
by norm
Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday - October 22 - Hull Lecture
Replies: 0
Views: 9637

Thursday - October 22 - Hull Lecture

There is an event organized by the Hull Lifesaving Museum on this Thursday night, about Shipwrecks on the Stellwagen Bank. Sounds interesting to me. See the information below. Nantasket Beach Lecture Series Shipwrecks of Stellwagen Bank with Matthew Lawrence Thursday, October 22, 2015, 7:00 pm Nanta...
by norm
Tue Oct 13, 2015 7:30 pm
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Wednesday 10/14/2015 Charles River foliage paddle
Replies: 2
Views: 10018

Re: Wednesday 10/14/2015 Charles River foliage paddle

I'll be there too.

Norm
by norm
Thu Oct 01, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bear breaking kayak
Replies: 5
Views: 7198

Bear breaking kayak

This poor woman needs a lesson in how to communicate with a bear!

http://www.theverge.com/2015/10/1/9431003/bear-eats-kayak-youtube-alaska
by norm
Tue Sep 08, 2015 5:21 pm
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: Its that time again 9/10/2015 (Roll-Off)
Replies: 8
Views: 7902

Re: Its that time again 9/10/2015 (Roll-Off)

Maybe it will be an electrifying night of rolling with thunderous applause!
by norm
Thu Aug 20, 2015 9:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hingham 8/20
Replies: 5
Views: 5980

Re: Hingham 8/20

Is anyone paddling tonight? I can be there for 5:45pm. Nancy, Just so you know, a few of the regulars are going to Hanson tonight instead of Hingham. It's posted in the "Skills and Training" forum. (I won't be going to either place myself tonight.) But, maybe you'll get some response from...
by norm
Wed Aug 19, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: The Weepecket Islands August 22nd
Replies: 34
Views: 28243

Re: The Weepecket Islands August 22nd

Wow, if Chip can make it then I'll have to make it too!

I'll be bringing a friend again.

Also, I'm planning to pick up Queen Bea as a carpool mate.
by norm
Tue Aug 18, 2015 10:11 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Friday Aug 28- Nelson beach to Gurnet Light in Plymouth
Replies: 21
Views: 17891

Re: Friday Aug 28- Nelson beach to Gurnet Light in Plymouth

pat wrote:If I can go a couple weeks without breaking anything else, I'm in.

Don't go outside then because you might break a sweat!
by norm
Fri Aug 14, 2015 6:51 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Saturday paddle / play @ Little Compton (Full)
Replies: 20
Views: 17864

Re: Saturday paddle / play @ Little Compton

Jordan - a new member that just joined last night may come on the trip tomorrow. I met him on Jim's trip 2 weeks ago. Jim must have told him about this trip. The new guy's login is Jamiec. I've explained the bulletin board to him and asked him to respond, but I just thought I'd tell you now so you'l...
by norm
Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:14 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Saturday paddle / play @ Little Compton (Full)
Replies: 20
Views: 17864

Re: Saturday paddle / play @ Little Compton

Scott Haigh and Roger Good are planning to attend.
by norm
Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:41 pm
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Saturday paddle / play @ Little Compton (Full)
Replies: 20
Views: 17864

Re: Saturday paddle / play @ Little Compton

I'll plan to be there and will be bringing a friend. Might have to bail if the weather forecast does not hold up.

Norm
by norm
Wed Aug 12, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Ken H!!
Replies: 3
Views: 4477

Re: Happy Birthday Ken H!!

Happy Birthday Ken! I hope you are getting out on the water occasionally in some sort of boat this summer...

Norm
by norm
Wed Aug 12, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: Skills Aug 13
Replies: 7
Views: 8659

Re: Skills Aug 13

Planning to be there.

Norm
by norm
Wed Aug 05, 2015 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday, Jordan!!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 10532

Re: Happy Birthday, Jordan!!!!!

Happy birthday Jordan!
by norm
Mon Aug 03, 2015 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Put in for Harbor Islands
Replies: 5
Views: 6551

Re: Put in for Harbor Islands

Alec, There are also a few overnight parking spaces in the parking lot across from Hull High School. Of course, that makes the paddle to Peddocks Island very short. I've used the parking in Hull for camping on Lovells Island. In my case, we wanted to get to the island quickly, unload the boats, set ...
by norm
Fri Jul 31, 2015 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ChillCheater order
Replies: 11
Views: 10728

Re: ChillCheater order

Ken R wrote:Briggsy,
This is the model that most of us have been getting https://www.chillcheater.com/aqshop/cat ... 2718&page=
Keyhole "B" fits my NDK and goes right on Bea's boat.

Briggsy - I have the keyhole "B" for my Cetus HV also.
by norm
Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:08 pm
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: skills 7/30
Replies: 5
Views: 7475

Re: skills 7/30

I'm planning to be there but might skip PPR this week.
by norm
Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:48 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Blue Moon Paddle to the Spit July 31
Replies: 25
Views: 28818

Re: Blue Moon Paddle to the Spit July 31

Chip wrote:Good call Norm

Workin' hard to get my nice guy image back!
by norm
Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Blue Moon Paddle to the Spit July 31
Replies: 25
Views: 28818

Re: Blue Moon Paddle to the Spit July 31

I invited Russ Ellis to join us and he is going to try to make it. Russ can represent Bea who is almost always on these paddles.
by norm
Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:41 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Blue Moon Paddle to the Spit July 31
Replies: 25
Views: 28818

Re: Blue Moon Paddle to the Spit July 31

I think I will come and will plan to bring a watermellon.
by norm
Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cuttyhunk. 23rd July 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 13297

Re: Cuttyhunk. 23rd July 2015

Wish I could have gotten the day off from work and joined you!

Glad you had such a perfect day for the trip.

Norm
by norm
Thu Jul 23, 2015 6:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday Paddle 7/ 23/ 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 9063

Re: Thursday Paddle 7/ 23/ 2015

KenW wrote:I'm loaded up with boat on the car. I am planning on being there if I can get out a little early from new job. I know longer have the freedom to set my daily schedule.

Glad to hear you got a job!
by norm
Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday Paddle 7/ 23/ 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 9063

Re: Thursday Paddle 7/ 23/ 2015

This should be a Hingham Thursday. I think I will be there, but not sure about what time I'll arrive due to a meeting at work that always seems to run late. 5:30 seemed to be the general consensus for a time, last time this was discussed, but I've missed quite a few weeks this year so I'm a little o...
by norm
Tue Jul 21, 2015 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Tracey!
Replies: 16
Views: 13631

Re: Happy Birthday Tracey!

Happy Birthday Tracey!
by norm
Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:50 am
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: Thursday skills - July 2
Replies: 8
Views: 8242

Re: Thursday skills - July 2

I won't be working on kayak skills tonight. I will be headed out of town this evening after work and testing my "patience skills" while sitting in the mass exodus of traffic exiting Boston before a long holiday weekend.

Norm
by norm
Wed Jun 10, 2015 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hingham Thurs 6/11
Replies: 14
Views: 10081

Re: Hingham Thurs 6/11

I'll be there. Is there an early crowd this week? Diane Diane, As a former early crowd instigator, I'd say no, there will not be an early crowd. Work circumstances have changed for a few of us, so getting to Hingham early is not as easy as last year. With sunset being so late, there will be plenty ...
by norm
Wed Jun 10, 2015 6:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hingham Thurs 6/11
Replies: 14
Views: 10081

Re: Hingham Thurs 6/11

I'll be there for 5:30.
by norm
Sat Jun 06, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Duxbury Bay - June 6, 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 11516

Duxbury Bay - June 6, 2015

Five of us got together for a trip on Duxbury Bay. We launched at Powderpoint Bridge. It was a bit windy, but we got some good exercise. We went out around Clark's Island and then over to the Duxbury shore. Please use the link below to enjoy pictures on Facebook that should be accessible to anyone, ...
by norm
Thu Jun 04, 2015 11:46 am
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: Skills 6/4/2015
Replies: 12
Views: 10610

Re: Skills 6/4/2015

pdetorres wrote:Lost track

Hingham or Kiwanee?

Pablo - if it's posted in the skills forum as a skills night, it is Kiwanee.

Norm
by norm
Thu Jun 04, 2015 6:52 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Saturday, June 6, 11:30am, Powderpoint Bridge
Replies: 7
Views: 12472

Saturday, June 6, 11:30am, Powderpoint Bridge

This is not my answer to Bea's Challenge because it's not a favorite of mine, just a simple trip for some exercise to get in paddling shape. I will post more trips later in the season. Saturday is forecast to be quite breezy, so I think the actual route of the trip will need to be determined at laun...
by norm
Thu Jun 04, 2015 6:27 am
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: Skills 6/4/2015
Replies: 12
Views: 10610

Re: Skills 6/4/2015

I'll be there too.

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