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Level 2 Cedar Oak to Goat Island with tow practice

  • September 19, 2019
  • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Cedaroak boat ramp
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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.  If the measured water temperature is different enough from that listed below to warrant a change in required immersion protection, the Organizer will contact all participants and the Trips Board member with the update at least a day before the trip.

Activity Title: Cedar Oak to Goat Island with tow practice
Date of Activity: 9/19/2019
Narrative: Join Chris and I for my second mentored paddle. Come paddle from Cedar Oak boat ramp up to Goat Island. Let's work on that forward stroke. We will take a break on Goat Island. Who knows how this island was named ??? Circumnavigate the island and head into the back channel where we will practice towing by both contact and long tows. Rescues are always fun !!

Dress for cold water immersion the water temperatures are dropping fast. Bring tow belts.
Meeting Time: 9:30:00 AM
Launch Time: 10:00:00 AM
Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: Cedaroak boat ramp
Take out: Cedaroak boat ramp
Route Alternative for bad weather: TBD
Required equipment: Towline
Minimum Immersion protection: Drysuit
Primary Organizer: Patti Brown
Assistant Organizer(s): Chris Mayou
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: Patti Brown
Maximum number of paddlers: 7
I certify that I understand and will conduct this activity in accordance with the OOPS Activity Policy: Yes
Estimated Air Temperature: 70
Estimated Water Temperature: 65
Estimated Water Time (including breaks/lunch): 5 hours
Tide times & heights: low tide at 6:42am at .44 ft - high tide 10:26am 6.52 ft
Current information: 10,000 cfs
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 1: Frequent easy landing opportunities including gently sloping, sand, gravel or grass
Currents: Level 2: Mild currents (up to 2 knots): current increases / decreases group speed by half
Total distance: Level 2: 6 to 11 miles
Open crossing: Level 1: No open crossing
Paddling Environment:
Overall rating: Level 2
Rating Comments: water temps are dropping so dress for cold water immersion Dry suit !!!
Location (Optional): 4600 Elmran Dr, West Linn, Or

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