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Kevin B

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About Kevin B

  • Birthday January 1

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    http://www.rockspaddlesurf.com

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Beverly, MA
  • Interests
    Rocks, paddling and surf

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  • First Name
    Kevin
  • Last Name
    Beckwith
  • Phone Number
    9782708170

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  1. Extend your paddling season by months or make it a year-round pursuit by learning how to manage the effects of cold water! Join Rock, Paddle, Surf Kayak Coaching and Newbury Kayak for their free Cold Water Workshop. This day-long workshop is designed to help paddlers increase their knowledge of safety on the water. Speakers will explain some of the risks and dangers of cold water shock and hypothermia.They will review and discuss the pros and cons of cold water accessory gear, drysuits, and wet suits. Participants may choose to don cold water clothing and go jump in a river (Parker River)- all for FREE!Pre-registration is required using the link provided:https://forms.gle/wf8npJYUxKzhZomB9
  2. Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is an introductory course designed to develop both decision making and management skills that address common backcountry injuries. The WFA course focuses on ‘hands-on’ learning, where students are engaged in managing authentic scenarios; scenario-based learning is supported by brief classroom discussions and reinforced with intensive practical work. The WFA is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, students, and outdoor groups. It also meets the American Canoe Association, British Canoeing, and International Mountain Bicycling Associations first aid requirements. The WFA is 16 hours long (two days), and focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies. Course fee is $180 per person, plus $40 if you also want CPR Certification. Todd Johnstone-Wright will be the instructor. Register online only please at https://www.salemkayak.com/reserve/wilderness-first-aid For questions, you can call either RPS at 978.270.8170 or NK&C - 978-471-9138.
  3. The winter months offer ample time to develop new skills and practice old ones! From rolling to rescues, you can redefine the limits of your current skill set and be ready for new, incredible adventures next summer. So, come on out and join us in a fun, supportive learning environment! Please note that space is extremely limited so be sure to register early. The first session is on December 8th! Registration is easy at https://www.salemkayak.com/reserve/pool-sessions
  4. Kevin B

    Various kayaks for sale

    Gray Avocet and Greenlander have been sold. Now available: P&H Delphin, orange, with compass for sale. 2017-2018, lightly used. $1200
  5. PART 1: April 20 9-2pmPART 2: May 19 10-3pmThe Rock, Paddle, Surf Kayak Coaching (RPS) Coastal Navigation course consists of two on-the-water sessions. The goal is to develop skills for safe and enjoyable kayak navigation along the coast (within five miles of land). Day 1 starts with an on-beach (weather dependent) discussion of tides, weather, wind, waves, swell, boat traffic, and wildlife. It continues with an introduction to the marine chart, and the use of a compass. The on-water segment is initially focused on “H2O Orienteering”, with the goal of using the environment, chart, and compass to determine location and direction. The topics include bearings, back bearings, topography, buoys, landmarks, and shore curvature. Rules of thumb related to the on-water estimation of distance and angles are discussed. Day 2 of the course involves moving on the water, including exploitation of transits, bearing compensation for wind and current (steering off), ferry angles, and parallax. Location: Both sessions will be in Boston Harbor. Registration covers both days. The course will be co-lead by Kevin Beckwith (British Canoeing Advanced Sea Kayak Leader and ACA Advanced OWI) and Bob Levine (British Canoeing Advanced Sea Kayak Leader and ACA OWI)PLEASE USE LINK BELOW TO REGISTER:http://www.salemkayak.com/reserve/coastal-navigationNote that Newbury Kayak rents drysuits and has navigation materials available.
  6. Kevin B

    Various kayaks for sale

    Yes, the romany is still available.
  7. Kevin B

    Various kayaks for sale

    Greenlander has been sold.
  8. The surf is up at area beaches on the North Shore so Rock, Paddle, Surf is offering long boat surf classes each weekday this week! Venues and times will vary, so if interested, feel free to send me a PM, email or phone 978.270.8170. Don't miss this chance to help your skills take off to a new level!
  9. Kevin B

    Various kayaks for sale

    Yes it is
  10. Kevin B

    Seabrook Friday 5.18

    Depending on the tides, the current can ramp up. It won't be a big tidal day but the current under the bridge is usually decent enough, with well-defined eddies, to practice. The surf doesn't look great for tomorrow but ......
  11. Kevin B

    Seabrook Friday 5.18

    Whoops, a time would probably help lol. 4pm.
  12. Kevin B

    Seabrook Friday 5.18

    Will be up playing around in the current and any available surf...let me know if you plan on coming.
  13. Kevin B

    Various kayaks for sale

    I can try to weigh it tomorrow. Likely only get just past the Hudson either off of 84 or Tappan Zee.
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