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Newbury, MA 01951

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Cold Water Paddling Event

Presented by Suz Hutchinson

Saturday October 25, 9:30 AM Suzanne Hutchinson will be leading a cold water paddling workshop Learning on the Go.

Bring your own kayak, or secure a rental from us, and join Suz’s workshop on the water.  Topics covered will include:

  • Cold water physiology and clothing; recognizing hypothermia
  • Dunk tests
  • Rescues and tows
  • Warm up practice -on-water and on-shore.

The paddling will be within level 2 guidelines on the North Shore Paddling Network’s website:  http://www.nspn.org/paddle_levels.htm  Please read these before signing up.

If you would be interested in using a drysuit Suz will be bringing Kokatat demo suits, and Newbury Kayak and Canoe will have some available on a first come first serve basis.

Suz expects the workshop to last from the 9:30 start time until about 2:00 in the afternoon, please bring woolie socks, lots of layers, a lunch, a hot drink, and your sense of adventure!

RSVP to to Suz by the North Shore Paddlers Network website:  http://www.nspn.org  or to us at http://newburykayak.com   or by phone at (978) 465-0312.  If you have questions regarding the course, or what we have in stock for cold weather water gear, please get in touch, it is too soon to hang up your paddle!


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Hours: Monday - Tuesday - Closed,
Wednesday - 10 - 5, Thursday - 10 - 5
Friday 10 - 5, Saturday 9- 6, Sunday 10-5

Newbury Kayak and Canoe

291 High Street (Rt. 1A)
Newbury, MA 01951

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