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by norm
Thu May 18, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hingham May 18th
Replies: 9
Views: 1970

Re: Hingham May 18th

I'll be there for both also...if the boat stays on the roof of my car...need better racks. Oh Jordan...
by norm
Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Hullyrollers - Free
Replies: 2
Views: 927

Re: Hullyrollers - Free

Jordan,

Please keep me in mind if you come across any economically priced cradles that I will need when I set up a roof rack system like yours.

Norm
by norm
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spring social/Pot Luck Thursday April 27 at 6:30 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 6622

Re: Spring social/Pot Luck Thursday April 27 at 6:30 pm

I won't be able to make it. :cry:

This is the same night as the CRCK Paddling Film Festival that I already bought tickets to.

Have fun,

Norm
by norm
Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Film Festival
Replies: 0
Views: 1026

Film Festival

Charles River Canoe and Kayak is hosting the "Reel Paddle Film Festival" at their store on April 27th this year. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. They had lots of give-aways at intermission last year - seemed like everybody got something. The films were very good. The seating...
by norm
Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Midwinter gathering and potluck
Replies: 23
Views: 3800

Re: Midwinter gathering and potluck

I have to work a few hours Saturday night between 5:30 and 10:00pm. I think I'll start my work late so I can come see everybody. Will plan to get there fairly early but will have to leave early too.

Looking forward to seeing everybody!

Norm
by norm
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Updated home page
Replies: 3
Views: 1145

Re: Updated home page

Glad you caught my better side!
by norm
Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Windblown in the Florida Keys 7th Jan to 15th Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 2097

Re: Windblown in the Florida Keys 7th Jan to 15th Jan 2017

Excellent trip report Dave. You did an incredible job improvising a fantastic trip, keeping us all safe, out of the ridiculously windy conditions. I think it worked out well that this trip was done in the 3rd year, not the 1st or 2nd. Your local knowledge that you've gained about the keys was obviou...
by norm
Wed Nov 23, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Replies: 3
Views: 2457

Re: Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving Jordan and Everyone!

Here's to wishes that we are all in better health next paddling season!

Norm
by norm
Thu Sep 22, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday 8/22
Replies: 2
Views: 1283

Re: Thursday 8/22

I won't be there tonight. Just got home last night and did not load a boat on the car for today...
by norm
Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday Hingham 8-25
Replies: 14
Views: 3211

Re: Thursday Hingham 8-25

Hey Bea, you want to paddle with the boy and I, you can have the front seat of the double? All you would need is your paddle, life jacket and skirt. Or if not Bea, anyone else interested in riding in front seat of the double, with a toddler and myself riding behind? That sounds like fun to paddle w...
by norm
Tue Aug 09, 2016 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Navigation lights
Replies: 4
Views: 1587

Re: Navigation lights

The bottom line matches what Ken has been saying for 3 years...
by norm
Mon Aug 08, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Free Chart Beginners Manual
Replies: 0
Views: 2768

Free Chart Beginners Manual

Waterproof Charts is offering a free chart reading instruction booklet in the form of a pdf file: http://www.howtoreadachart.com/?utm=august2016&utm_medium=email&sslid=Mze2NDAwtDAxNbcEAA&sseid=MzQwMDY0MzQzBgA&jobid=75306d64-0566-4b71-a2fd-95d1712d8896 I took a quick look and it seems...
by norm
Fri Jul 29, 2016 8:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hull Illumination - Saturday, July 30, 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1222

Hull Illumination - Saturday, July 30, 2016

Interesting night-time event tomorrow night. I've been to it a couple times by kayak. Last year we launched out near Hull Gut and made our way to the inside of Spinnaker Island and I think that worked out pretty well with a minimum of boat traffic cruising around from that direction. If you go, be p...
by norm
Thu Jul 28, 2016 6:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday July 27th paddle?
Replies: 9
Views: 2271

Re: Thursday July 27th paddle?

I'll be there for both also. Might have an additional person for PPR depending on what time we'll be eating.
by norm
Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Kajak Sport - Artisan Millenium - SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 5647

Re: Kajak Sport - Artisan Millenium - SOLD

Yes, that's why I didn't really offer it. I know how annoying it gets when you get a ton of low-ball offers for an item that has good value and is worth what you're asking for it.
by norm
Mon Jul 25, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Kajak Sport - Artisan Millenium - SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 5647

Re: Kajak Sport - Artisan Millenium - SOLD

Only if he's willing to accept what I got for the Millenium - only got $750. I would like to get something though, because a Cetus is not comfortable for my paddling partner and maybe a Delphin could be adjusted better to fit her needs.
by norm
Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: Sunday July 24 Boston Outer Harbor Islands Jaunt
Replies: 6
Views: 3022

Re: Sunday July 24 Boston Outer Harbor Islands Jaunt

Hey Kate, What time were you coming back through the gut? I was there, on the way out, at about 1:30 and it was wild getting across! We made it ok but then had a little trouble in the swirly water near Peddocks. I was wishing it was more than two of us and I can't imagine crossing that stuff alone. ...
by norm
Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Kajak Sport - Artisan Millenium - SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 5647

Re: Kajak Sport - Artisan Millenium - SOLD

Finally got around to passing on the Kajak Sport to a new owner from Long Island, New York.
by norm
Wed Jul 20, 2016 2:01 pm
Forum: Skills and Training
Topic: Hanson Thursday July 21 anyone?
Replies: 17
Views: 3535

Re: Hanson Thursday July 21 anyone?

I'm hoping to be there also. At least for PPR if I can't paddle...
by norm
Mon Jun 13, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windmill point over night parking
Replies: 18
Views: 4200

Re: Windmill point over night parking

Here is an image that should explain exactly where I'm talking about. (Sorry it's so big - no time to resize...) Look for the "Parking" in the picture. It's at the end of the sea wall and there is usually a nice little path out onto the beach from the parking lot. There are homes right acr...
by norm
Mon Jun 13, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windmill point over night parking
Replies: 18
Views: 4200

Re: Windmill point over night parking

I've done it a few times for camp-outs on the harbor islands, but not in the last couple of years. I don't park near the windmill though, I park at the far end of the municipal parking lot, as far from the windmill as you can get. At that end of the lot, there is(was) a sign that says something abou...
by norm
Wed Jun 08, 2016 6:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday Night June 9th Hingham Harbor?
Replies: 20
Views: 3155

Re: Thursday Night June 9th Hingham Harbor?

As a former early person, I'll pipe in and say I won't be there this week. Probably won't be paddling at all for 3 or more weeks.
by norm
Thu May 26, 2016 5:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday night at Hingham May 26th
Replies: 4
Views: 1978

Re: Thursday night at Hingham May 26th

I'll be there too, but may be busy showing my Kajak Sport boat to a potential buyer that wants to try it. He may join us for the paddle.

Hoping to stay for PPR.
by norm
Thu May 12, 2016 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday Night at Hingham May 12th
Replies: 32
Views: 6175

Re: Thursday Night at Hingham May 12th

Chip wrote:Has anyone seen my NRS booties? my feet might be cold tonight.

I think I packed extra neoprene boots in my truck last night if you want to borrow a pair - I think they're size 9 or 10.
Almost forgot to grab a paddle!
by norm
Thu May 12, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ocean Film Festival - 5/16/16 - Providence
Replies: 1
Views: 1434

Ocean Film Festival - 5/16/16 - Providence

There's an Ocean Film Festival at a theater in Providence on Monday. Tickets are $15 general admission. I'm planning to go. Here is some info about it. INTERNATIONAL OCEAN FILM TOUR VOLUME 3 Presented by Keen and Warren Miller Entertainment As Warren Miller once said, “since time began, snow melts e...
by norm
Wed May 11, 2016 6:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday Night at Hingham May 12th
Replies: 32
Views: 6175

Re: Thursday Night at Hingham May 12th

I'm planning to be there.

Norm
by norm
Mon May 02, 2016 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday Night at Hingham May 12th
Replies: 32
Views: 6175

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: 4287

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: 2843

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: 2843

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: 2114

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: 6526

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: 6526

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: 1452

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: 3947

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: 3503

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: 7868

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: 5917

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: 3607

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: 3773

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

Maybe it will be an electrifying night of rolling with thunderous applause!

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