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The Wrong Boat Adventure.

Well, that’s embarrassing. I think I’ve mentioned I have more than one kayak, the yellow one (Pungo 120) is a single seater with some internal storage and is considered a general purpose kayak. It doesn’t do well on the ocean … Continue reading

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In January, Its my river. In July, not so much.

So Doug, when can I show you the charming sights of the North River? Wow, on a Tuesday yet! Busy, busy, very busy. I like the folks who approach the river in a lazy way, no sweat mate! Notice the … Continue reading

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New Weymouth Landing Launch Ramp Opened July 11th, Updated with low tide images & downstream trip

Our state government can keep secrets better than the Obama White House. My mother came back from a cribbage game with the ladies to inform me that a new ramp and parking area had opened next to the T parking … Continue reading

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The Spit this year.

With the Fourth of July on a Wednesday this year there are two holiday weekends. On the 7th is the second fourth WE. Overcast, but that makes it perfect for games of catch. Guess what shot I put in for … Continue reading

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Back and Fore on the fifth.

Took a little trip starting at Abigail Adams Park on the shore of the Back River. Lots of parking, go to the south end where the ramp to the yacht club is located. First point of interest is the Dog … Continue reading

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Beat the heat.

The day was this nice. The right arm seems to be back to near full function, though I doubt I’ll be in good enough shape to try the NSRWA river race this year. Tomorrow the weather forecast is warning of … Continue reading

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Paddling inbetween the thunderstorms.

Anyone notice that I haven’t had any photos from my kayaking excursions lately? An aggregation of the pinched nerve in the neck left my right arm very weak…how weak?¬† If I went paddling, I could only go in circles.

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North River

These guys are scuba diving for moorings. Explanation, the mooring buoys are secured to large weights on the bottom (usually 6 to 10 cement blocks attached to a heavy chain), once settled into the mud they are a fixed point … Continue reading

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March Madness on the river.

Slight difference from last week. Above is three and a half hours after high tide at the mouth of the river, below is half hour before high tide at the mouth. Thanks to the fickle Jet Stream, temperatures in the … Continue reading

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Gentle winds, calm waters.

Most of February and early March were cursed with constant brisk winds. OK, I’m making a excuse for not getting out more often the last month. Today was perfect. Tide was a little later in the day then I prefer, … Continue reading

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