Relaxed Paddle - Cooper Cove to Anderson Cove (NEW MEMBERS PADDLE) Paddle

Description

What:
A SISKA Relaxed paddle from Cooper Cove to Anderson Cove (NEW MEMBERS PADDLE) A relaxed exploration of the eastern end of the Sooke Basin

Skill Level:
This paddle is rated as a Relaxed Paddle because of its modest pace, relatively safe environment and social component. To understand this designation better, please read SISKA's Paddle Guidelines
Paddlers taking part in this paddle are required to have PC Basic or equivalent experience. For information about PC Levels click here.
The total distance of this paddle is estimated to be approximately 8.00nm.

When:
Sunday, June 05th, 2022. Meet at the launchsite by 09:30am to be on the water by 10:00am

Where:
We will launch at Cooper Cove. Need directions to the launchsite? Click here.

Who:
This paddle will be led by BJ Porter For more information about this paddle email BJ Porter

Details:
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:
New SISKA members (joined during the past 12 months) will be given preference when registering for this paddle. Our long time members may also register. We will launch from the parking lot at Stickleback West Coast Eatery (whose washrooms we cannot use) and follow the coast clockwise to Anderson Cove or beyond depending on the ambition of the group.

Plan B:
TBA
We will probably not need a Plan B as Plan A is in a sheltered area.

Plot:
There is no plot for this paddle at this time

Registration:
To sign up for this paddle please email BJ Porter
The maximum number of paddlers for this paddle has been set to 12. There is room for 6 paddler(s).

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 SISKA's Policies and Procedures
All paddlers must have submitted proof of vaccination in order to take part in this paddle.