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Thursday, August 30, 2007

--September Notes and Paddles--
(last updated: September 29th)

October Meeting - LOCATION CHANGE
The October Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 2nd at 7pm at BAYSIDE ACADEMY IN DAPHNE, see map below or call Juli for directions at 377-0054. Bring your photo submissions for the photo contest (click here for contest details)


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Notes: (There is a lot here this month...)

1) Alabama Coastal Birdfest is October 18-21st, see www.alabamacoastalbirdfest.com

2) Lisa Kennedy had three kayaks stolen in early-August. She is asking club members to keep an eye out for them. See pictures and contact info at:
http://mbcakcboats4sale.blogspot.com/2007/08/stolen-3-kayaks.html

3) Eglin Air Force Base Recreation Permits expire on October 1st, 2007, they now cost $10. Please see the link to the right for details.

Paddles:
September Full Moon Paddle
Date: 26 September, 2007
Time: 5:45pm

Place: Whiskey Ditch
Launch Fee: none.
Contact: Harriet and Fritz Ingraham - 928.4568 hm; 604.3741 or 680.8928 cells
Length: Several easy miles.

Directions: Launcg at River Docks, the boat launch on the north side of the causeway, approximately 300 feet west of Ed's Shed)
Comments:
CALL IF YOU PLAN TO COME - LOCATION SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND WEATHER - IF YOU CALL US AND LEAVE A PHONE NUMBER TO REACH YOU, WE WILL CALL YOU WITH ANY CHANGE OF PLANS.

Short duration - 5 miles round trip - a beautiful place to float to. Pace will be slow to medium. Bring LIGHT, PFD, bugspray, all the usual paddling needs.
A note of reminder: at any time when paddling, be aware of your surroundings, especially with regard to motor boats, air boats, sailboats, etc. We will paddle through Pass Picada enroute and on return from Whiskey Ditch. Pass Picada often has faster, larger moving watercraft on it, due in large to people going to the local restaurants to dine. At any time, when paddling with Harriet and Fritz, that another larger faster moving watercraft approaches - you MUST MOVE TO THE SHORE OF THE WATERWAY. Use common sense - you may not be able to hear the directive from us, so take the responsibility yourself and move close to shore. If after dark - MAKE SURE YOUR LIGHT IS DIRECTED IN THE DIRECTION OF THE LARGER WATERCRAFT, so there is an awareness of you, in your kayak, sitting very low on the water.
Have fun on the water - the Full Moon Paddle's are magical. But remember to be aware of your surroundings.