13 July @ 9:00 pm - 14 July @ 6:00 am
|Venue/ Title of trip:||Moonlight Paddle|
|Trip Leader:||Claire Hardwick
|Activity / Description of the Trip:||Overnight led paddle, from Wallingford to Pangbourne HQ, with a breakfast cooked on camp stoves at dawn.|
|Craft:||Canoe or Kayak|
|Type of Paddle:||An 18km paddle on the Thames|
|Pre-requisites :||Be fit enough to paddle 18km or up to six hours. Kayak paddlers should really be of old old two star standard. Open caone paddlers can team up with a more competent partner. Only experienced paddlers should paddle a canoe solo. If in doubt, please email Claire.|
|Who is leading the activities? :||Claire Hardwick|
|Additional Leaders or coaches :||Ian Flanders|
|Maximum number of participants:||12|
|Minimum number in group:||4|
|Plan B:||If weather is really horrid. Stay at home.|
|Meeting Time :||21.00|
|Meeting Location:||Pangbourne HQ|
|Finish Time :||Uncertain. probabaly 0600|
|Finish Location:||Pangbourne HQ|
|Transport details:||We aim to use one of the trailers to shuttle as many boats to Wallingford and a few car drivers to carry people to the get on. Some drivers will be asked to leave their vehicles in Wallingford and the be shuttled back in the morning to collect vehicles. For those who live near Wallingford, we can meet there, ready to set off around 10pm.|
|Potential Cost :||There will be a charge of £5 for the food and towards anyone requesting compensation for fuel.|
|Equipment needed:||Boats, paddles and buoyancy aids from Adventure Dolphin.
Please bring a head torch. Consider warm clothes as it can get chilly overnight, and waterproofs, in case the weather is poor.
Bring a hot drink and a light snack.
|Submitted by:||Claire Hardwick|