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Strokes and Maneuvers Class

  • August 19, 2017
  • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Skamokawa
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Timestamp 7/27/2017 9:36:53
Full Name: Marlene A. Fisher
Email address:  amfisher102@mac.com
Phone:  5033584111
Activity Title: Strokes and Maneuvers Class
Date of Activity:  8/19/2017
Narrative: Stokes and Maneuvers Class. Full day opportunity to develop and practice one's strokes and kayak maneuverability. Morning session will focus on basics of Forward Stroke, Sweep Stroke, Backward Stroke, Sculling Draw, Hanging Draw, and Bow Rudder, etc. Afternoon session will involve exploring the Steamboat Slough while practicing strokes and maneuvers with various games to challenge the individual's skill development. 
Meeting Time:  8:30:00 AM
Launch Time:  9:30:00 AM
Type of activity: Class
Put in: Vista Park boat ramp.
Take out: Same
Route Alternative for bad weather: TBA
Required equipment: 
Minimum Immersion protection: PolyFleece/Shell
Primary Organizer: Marlene Fisher
Assistant Organizer(s): Alan Fisher
Has organizer paddled here before? Yes
Has organizer led an OOPS paddle here before? No
Organizer's first aid and CPR current? Yes
First Aid /CPR Person: Marlene and Alan Fisher
Maximum number of paddlers: 10
I certify that I understand and will conduct this activity in accordance with the OOPS Activity Policy: Yes
Estimated Air Temperature: 78
Estimated Water Temperature: 63
Estimated Water Time: 2-3 hrs in am and 2-3 hrs pm
Tide times & heights: L: 0809 ( -1.0); H: 1340 ( 6.1); L: 2001 ( 1.5) 
Current information: <1.0 kt
Hazards: 
Wind strength: Level 2: 7-12 knots (14 mph) – wind noticeably effects movement of paddle
Swell/Surf size: Level 1: Under 1' waves, no breaking waves
Sea state: Level 1: Waves up to the deck seam; water glassy to rippled, no whitecaps
Landing types: Level 1: Frequent easy landing opportunities including gently sloping, sand, gravel or grass
Currents: Level 1: None or mild (less than 1 knot)
Total distance: Level 1: Up to 6 miles
Open crossing: Level 1: No open crossing
Paddling Environment: 
Overall rating: Level 1
Rating Comments: Minimal wind influence in the Slough...
Location (Optional): Vista Park. 

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