Relaxed Paddle - Willows Beach to Intertidal Exploration Paddle

Description

What:
A SISKA Relaxed paddle from Willows Beach to Intertidal Exploration An exploration of the intertidal zone around Oak Bay

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 1.40nm.

When:
Sunday, May 21st, 2023. Meet at the launchsite by 09:00am to be on the water by 09:30am

Where:
We will launch at Willows Beach. Need directions to the launchsite? Click here.

Who:
This paddle will be led by Mike Jackson For more information about this paddle email Mike Jackson

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:
We will meet at Willows beach in front of the Willows Tea Room. We will spends some time on the beach talking about tides and intertidal life in general before heading out to explore the intertidal zone
Plan B:
Move the paddle to Telegraph cove

Plot:
To view a plot for this paddle click here

Registration:
To sign up for this paddle please email Mike Jackson
The maximum number of paddlers for this paddle has been set to 9. There is room for 1 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.