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Recreational Kayak Program

Paddling Point Abino Lake Erie Day Paddle - Sea Kayak only

  • 01 Jul 2022
  • 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 715 Point Abino Rd S Ridgeway ON L0S 1N0
  • 12

Registration

  • Registration opens 2 weeks before the paddle

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Paddling Trip Details
Paddling Title Point Abino Lake Erie Day Paddle - Sea Kayak only
Date July 1/2022
Registration Opens 2 weeks before the event (Day trips)
Name of Volunteer Trip Leader(s) Paul & Peggy Humber
Email of Volunteer Trip Leaders(s) ph48chief@gmail.com
Trip Address 715 Point Abino Rd S Ridgeway ON L0S 1N0
Body of Water Lake Erie
Is this a scouting trip? No
Paddling Vessels Permitted Recreational kayaks not permitted
Boat Launch Location
(if different than trip address)
Boat Launch is on the left just before the address stated
Arrival Time 8:45 AM
On the water time, ready to paddle
(Suggested 45 minutes after arrival time)
9:30 AM
Maximum number of paddlers including leader(s) 14
Boat Rental Available No
Boat Rental Details
Launch Conditions Boat Ramp
Bathroom Facilities on Site None
Trip Safety Requirements PFDs must be worn at all times while in your kayak;
A sprayskirt is required unless otherwise specified as a rec boat paddle;
Transport Canada requirements for equipment is also a HOC trip requirement: 15m of buoyant heaving tow line, sound signal device, bailing device, watertight light for ½ hour before sunset or ½ hour after dawn;
Wet exit practise (formally called wet exit lesson) within the last 12 months in the current kayak that you are using for a trip;
Kayak with sealed fore and aft bulkhead compartments unless specified as a rec boat paddle;
A minimum of one spare paddle per 2 participants
HOC Trip Rating
Skills
(* in those conditions)
Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Comfortable forward stroke; Comfortable reverse stroke; Comfortable turning strokes; Able to perform assisted rescue as swimmer and rescuer *
Wind Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Light to Moderate; 15 kms/hour; Wind noticeably affects movement of the paddler
Waves, Breaking Waves, Swell Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Waves up to 2 feet; Small breaking waves Waves up to armpit; light to moderate chop; scattered whitecaps)
Current Grade A (Beginner) None or mild
Open Crossings Grade A (Beginner) No open crossings
Landing Type Grade A (Beginner) Easy; gently sloping sandy beach
Landing Frequency Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) No more than 3 kms between landings
Total Distance Per Day Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Up to 15 km
Overall Trip Rating Grade B (Comfortable Beginner)
After Paddle Leisure Time
Go to Restaurant After Paddle To be determined
Restaurant and Restaurant Address
Trip Costs $0
Trip Cancellation Policy Payment in full. No refund unless spot is filled. 
Trip Details This is a grade B trip but could be upgraded to a Grade C a few days before or the day of the paddle depending on wind and wave conditions. Be prepared to not participate if you are not comfortable with grade C conditions.

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