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    SOLD! - 17’ 8” Willow stitch and glue/cedar strip kayak

    • Designed by Bill Thomas and published in a 3-part article in Wooden Boat magazine: Willow – Building a Light, Fast Sea Kayak (Issues: 195-197 ) • Bottom & sides are 5mm marine plywood with fiberglass reinforced epoxy seams and 4oz cloth bottom. • Cedar strip deck is reinforced with 4oz...
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    Thule roof racks

    Thule ARB60 aeroblade roof racks with fit kit #1556. Great condition. Locks not included. $350 Located in Comox
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    Spray skirt

    A friend of mine has a Pilgrim Expedition, which for some unknown reason has a larger cockpit than all the others around. That’s just the way it came to the shop from the factory. So you might want to wait until you actually have it, to fit the skirt.
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    Cold Water

    Well, someone I know experienced cold shock while rolling in the winter. She had on a drysuit, but was bare headed. And then, there are all those people that fall off of boats, without wearing a life jacket, and are never seen again. Those unfortunate deaths seem to be likely due to cold shock...
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    Cold Water

    Let’s not forget about cold shock. There are only two ways to protect yourself from it. 1. Wear some kind of immersion clothing. Or 2. Take icy cold showers every morning for a period (I forget how long) of time. Me, I’d just rather wear the clothing...
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    Cold Water

    With all that lovely cold water around, cooling off is never a problem...;)
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    bow rudder, euro vs. Greenland paddle

    I think the euro blade is capable of great precision. Because of the science behind its design. Which is not to say that the stick isn't. But so much more depends on not only the paddler's skill, but the blade itself. So many Greenland paddles are carved with very blunt edges and flat blades...
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    Cheri Perry Turner Wilson Greenland Skills

    You are welcome! It is always a fun event. Everyone learns so much and has a great time. Thank you for coming!
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    Cheri Perry Turner Wilson Greenland Skills

    One spot has opened up for Saturday. A few remaining openings for Sunday...
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    Cheri Perry Turner Wilson Greenland Skills

    We are considering adding another skills day, Sunday August 13, if there is enough interest. Let me know...
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    Cheri Perry Turner Wilson Greenland Skills

    The Skills day is now full! If anyone would like to be wait listed, send me a message. Still lots of privates available on the Sunday...
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    Cheri Perry Turner Wilson Greenland Skills

    After an absence of several years, Cheri Perry and Turner Wilson will be back in the Comox Valley this summer! They will be offering a full day Greenland Skills class on Saturday, August 12. This involves a half day learning various paddle strokes, and a half day on rolling. Beginners to...
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    New forums coming soon!

    Wow, looking forward to the improvements! Especially the "like" button. But also, thanks so much for this wonderful resource! It really is much appreciated. I'm sure there are a lot of people like me, who may not contribute a lot, but who get so much information and enjoyment out of following...
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    Lessons this summer!!!!

    I'm sure your lessons will be fine, although I have no personal experience of either place. And Victoria is lovely, you will enjoy it. Ocean River Sports is there, they also provide instruction. Also SKILS, based in Ucluelet, but I believe they teach in various locations. And, one day when you...
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    Locate Nordkapp LV for test paddle?

    Ok, good luck!
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    Locate Nordkapp LV for test paddle?

    Is there such a thing as a "normal" one? So many different ones... ;)))) Anyway, yes, he had the plastic one for many years. The LV is, of course, a lot more playful and fun. And, being carbon/kevlar, sooo much lighter...
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    Locate Nordkapp LV for test paddle?

    My husband bought that one. He loves it... :D
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