Hi I’m new!

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  • #21446
    Claire Lordon
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    Hi everyone!

    I just wanted to introduce myself, my name is Claire. I am a beginner kayaker and completed my Basic Sea Skills from Paddle Canada last year. I have a Oru Beach ST kayak that I’ve used for about a year now.

    I’m mostly here for the easier trips, but I’m also considering taking a Paddle Canada Level 1 course.

    Happy to be here and meet everyone.

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  • #21511
    Allan Edwin

    Welcome! I hope you got out to the picnic. I missed it this year; sorry guys. Be sure to sign up for the Labour Day Weekend camp-out at New Castle in Nanaimo. It’s a great way to meet people in the club!

    #21458
    Claire Lordon

    Hi Clark! Thanks for the kind offer. I’ve never kayaked there, but I hear it’s beautiful. I’m busy for the next few weeks but will probably reach out toward the end of July. Thanks!

    #21455
    Clark Perry-Bater

    Welcome, Claire! Welcome to some of the best sea kayaking the world’s oceans have to offer. I’m on the club executive (outreach and promotions), and I’m a former Paddle Canada Level 1 instructor. If you want to get some day paddles in before you head out on some club trips, I’m free most days, especially for paddles in Indian Arm or Port Moody, since I live in Burnaby. Give me a call if you want – 604-434-2294.

    #21448
    Quirine Schuyff

    Hi Claire!

    Welcome to the club. Paddling with others on the posted trips is also a great way to learn as well as meet new folks to paddle with. The club often has great on water sessions for rescue practice etc.
    Also, the club picnic is a lot of fun in a great location and a nice way to introduce yourself to the group!
    Hope to see you on the water soon!

    #21447
    John Leung

    Welcome to the group.  Hope you will get a chance to be on some of the trips posted.

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