SISKA2d

Paddle Description

Paddle Description

   
What:
  A SISKA paddle from Oak Bay Marina - Parking Lot to Discovery/Chatham Islands
   
Skill Level:
  This paddle is rated as an "Energizer Paddle" because of its distance and open water crossings and possible current. To understand this designation better, please read the SISKA Paddle Guidelines
The estimated distance for this paddle is 8.30nm.
   
When:
  Saturday June 23rd, 2018. Meet at 9:30 am to be on the water at 10:00 am .
   
Where:
  Meet at the Oak Bay Marina - Parking Lot launch site. View map of launch site.
   
Who:
  Contact the trip leader, Debbie Leach, for more information or to register for the paddle. Please note that the paddle leader has set the maximum number of paddlers for this paddle to 16. Register early if you plan on joining.
   
The Plan:
Our leader will introduce the Plan and make sure everyone is comfortable with the requirements and any concerns that you may have. Please stay off the water until we are all ready. The leader may choose to enlist helpers and establish communications protocol. If you have VHF radio please bring it with you.
Plan A
An Energizer paddle to Chatham and Discovery Islands. Lunch will be at Rudlin Bay on Discovery Island in the campground area.

If weather conditions permit, this paddle will include a long and relaxed lunch where hiking, bird watching, wolf sighting, exploring and napping are options. So bring binoculars, cameras, chairs or hiking boots.
Plan B
Oak Bay shoreline paddle
   
Plot:
  If your browser does not display the plot of the paddle click here to view.
   
Note:
  Always dress for the possibility of immersion and please bring a drybag containing a spare change of clothes.
Please bring a lunch / snacks and sufficient beverage to keep you hydrated, as well as a themos of something warm.
All participants are expected to have read, and to comply with the SISKA Policies and Procedures.
Release 2.0.0