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*Thursday* lunch paddle, Granite Pier, 6/27/2024

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Due to high winds on Wednesday, we will have a Thursday lunch paddle this week, from Granite Pier, Rockport.

Co-leaders:  Prudence Baxter and Fred Goodman

Meet at 10:00 at Granite Pier, Rockport, for a 10:30 launch.   There is a $12 parking fee, payable by cash (exact amount) or check.  Please drop your boats and gear near the boat ramp and park in the upper section of Granite Pier.  Be careful not to block access to the boat ramp with your cars or boats.

Winds predicted to start out 6 to 9 kt from the west, with significant gusts, then shifting south and moderating.  Waves 2 ft short period + 1 ft long period from the S.  This is a level 3 trip. If you have not paddled with Prudence or Fred before, please contact us by PM before signing up.  Also PM us if you have any confidential medical issues we should know about.

What You Need to Bring:  Kayak with bulkheads, a spray skirt, and deck lines. PFD, paddles, hat or helmet, dress for immersion, sunscreen, lunch, snacks, and water.  There may be rock play opportunities; please bring a helmet if you intend to go near the rocks.  Helmets also advisable for a possible landing on a slippery boat ramp.

Skills practice by choice along the way.

The trip will be capped at 10 paddlers.

Please sign up here:  https://forms.gle/AwYZJVqP3541KoZu5

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