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Level 1 Paddle-Blues Festival Paddle and Float

  • July 06, 2018
  • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Willamette Park 6805 SW Macadam Ave, Portland, OR 97219
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Registration is closed

To successfully register you will need to sign into your OOPS member account, and your account will need to be a member of the "Wet Exit Certified" group, if you intend to wear a spray skirt.  Your acceptance is conditional on approval by the Organizer, who may contact you with questions about your skills and equipment.

Narrative:After work and a week of working, we will launch from Willamette park at 7pm to paddle down to Portland's Waterfront Blues Festival and listen to some good tunes. Here is a link to see what's playing that evening: http://www.waterfrontbluesfest.com/
Meeting Time: 6:30:00 PM
Launch Time: 7:00:00 PM
Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: Willamette Park off of Macadam
Take out: Willamette Park off of Macadam
Route Alternative for bad weather: N/A
Required equipment: Light for your boat
Minimum Immersion protection: PolyFleece/Shell
Primary Organizer: Adam Oken
Assistant Organizer(s): Any TO who wants to assist
  Has organizer paddled here before? Yes
Has organizer led an OOPS paddle here before? Yes
Organizer's first aid and CPR current? Yes
First Aid /CPR Person: Adam Oken
Maximum number of paddlers: 6
Estimated Air Temperature: 72
Estimated Water Temperature: 66
Estimated Water Time (including breaks/lunch): 3 hours
Tide times & heights: Doesn't really matter
Current information: less than 1 knot
Hazards: Returning after sunset, motorized traffic
Wind strength: Level 1: 0-7 knots (8 mph)
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 2: Frequent landing opportunities including docks or moderate sloping banks, brush or overhanging trees
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: Be prepared to sit in your boat for a while and some power boats nearby
Location (Optional):Willamette Park Boat Launch -Portland
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A light is required for your kayak since it may be dark on the return


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