The Long Island Paddlers, Inc.
 

CLUB PADDLES & EVENTS

Disclaimer
The Long Island Paddlers is not a professional paddling organization.  Our members coordinate paddles for their own enjoyment and the enjoyment of the rest of the paddling community.  Skill sessions, while a great way to learn, are not run by professional instructors.  The trip coordinators are not professional guides or instructors.  Many of them are highly skilled and experienced paddlers, but they do not have any professional credentials.  You choose to join the Long Island Paddlers coordinated trips at your own risk.    The use of alcohol and drugs on club paddles is prohibited

Paddling is a lot of fun, but there are certain guidelines and rules that should be followed.  First, read about Trip Levels to make sure you are capable of completing the paddle trip as planned.  Second, read Paddling Guidelines so that you know what equipment is necessary for a safe and successful paddle.  If you wish to bring a non-member as a guest, please contact the trip leader directly before the trip.

All trips are subject to weather conditions.  Trip leaders will notify all attendees of any changes reflecting the trip via email.

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July 2014

 
Title:
Pizza paddle
 
Date:
Thursday 07/31/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Alan Mindlin assisted by Steven Berner
 
Details:
Trip limited to 32 attendees.  meet at the Dinghy shop and we paddle around Gilgo Island. We usually take some sunset photos and arrive 5 minutes prior to the pizza delivery. paddle end about 8:00 we stay till about 9:30 to 10:00. can be some waves-water is warm.
 
Skill:
Level 2
 
Endurance:
Rated B
 
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August 2014

 
Title:
Maggie Fischer Cross Bay Swim
 
Date:
Friday 08/01/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Steven Berner
 
Details:
 Applications for the 2014 Swim will be posted on or about April 1. Check our website www.GreatSouthBaySwim.com and our FaceBook page for the posting announcement.

The 2014 Maggie Fischer Memorial Great South Bay Cross Bay Swim will be held on August 1, 2014. The starting time is approximately 0800.

Our Swim course will be similar to those of the past few years, a little over 5.25 miles. We will start near the Lighthouse Dock.
 
Skill:
Level 2/3
 
Endurance:
Rated B
 
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Title:
Long Island Ducks Baseball Game
 
Date:
Saturday 08/02/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Fran Cassidy assisted by Paul Aledort
 
Details:
 Long Island Ducks game against York Revolution on FIREWORKS NIGHT

 
Skill:
Level 1
 
Endurance:
Rated A
 
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Title:
Adirondack Adventure 2014
 
Date:
Sunday 08/03/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Steven Berner assisted by Kristin Costa
 
Details:
Trip limited to 17 attendees.  Our annual trip to the middle of the Adirondacks to paddle rivers, creeks, and lakes - ahhh, fresh water!
 
Skill:
Level 1/2
 
Endurance:
Rated A & B
 
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Title:
Boot Hill City Cup
 
Date:
Monday 08/04/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
TBA
 
Details:
 Boot Hill Cup at City Island NY
http://touringkayakclub.org/images/2012a-Boot-Hill-Cup-Poster.jpg
 
Skill:
N/A
 
Endurance:
N/A
 
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Title:
Kayak with the Whales in Quebec, Canada
 
Date:
Friday 08/08/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Dennis Grieser assisted by Steven Berner
 
Details:
Trip limited to 10 attendees.  Paddle with the whales in the St. Lawrence Seaway. Paddle St. Lawrence and Saguenay Fiord.
 
Skill:
Level 3
 
Endurance:
Rated B
 
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Title:
Swim Across America
 
Date:
Saturday 08/09/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Barry Goldblatt assisted by Kenneth Fink
 
Details:
 Join other club paddlers ecort swimmers who last year raised $623,393 given to local Cancer research, treatment and education. The event is followed by an incredable breakfast.
 
Skill:
Level 1/2
 
Endurance:
N/A
 
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Title:
Connetquot River
 
Date:
Saturday 08/09/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Chiara Nuzzo
 
Details:
Trip limited to 10 attendees.  Lovely paddle past arboretum, through canals, and in protected marshland. Put-in/Take-out from Timber Point in Great River. Will have a rest & lunch on a beach/sandbar. More details to follow.
 
Skill:
Level 1/2
 
Endurance:
Rated A & B
 
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Title:
Full Moon on the Lower Peconic River
 
Date:
Sunday 08/10/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Glenn Schafer assisted by Mary Schafer
 
Details:
Trip limited to 10 attendees.  

We will paddle down the Peconic River out into Flanders Bay toward Goose Creek Point and explore Reeves Bay before returning back to our launch point. Sunset is occurs at 7:55PM and the moonrise is at 7:45PM. Lights required.

Since part of our trip will occur after dark lights will be required.
 
Skill:
Level 2
 
Endurance:
Rated A & B
 
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Title:
Upper Nissequogue/Caleb Smith S.P. river clean up
 
Date:
Tuesday 08/12/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Liz Marcellus
 
Details:
Trip limited to 10 attendees.  Please come join us for a rare opportunity to paddle the part of the Nissequogue river that runs through Caleb Smith State park. This event is one of two times per year that anyone is allowed to kayak down this portion of the river....for the clean up only. Usually our club is only allowed in before or after fishing season. A summer clean up will be a whole new experience for those of us who have only paddled the clean up in cold weather.
We start at the dam at the north end of Stump pond(new Millpond) and end up in the pond(Phillips Millpond) by the mill just up river from Paul T Givens park. It’s a spot quite unlike any other on Long Island and definitely a gem. The narrow, winding, obstacle laden and fast moving water will challenge your skills too ! Be prepared to get in and out of your boat often. Reservations a must.
Email conservation@lipaddlers.org We are limited to 10 boats so please reserve your spot early. Canoes or small boats only. No long sea kayaks. Cleanup equipment and bags are provided. Gloves and UV sunglasses or hat are recommended. Must wear PFD and extra clothes are suggested. Bring a light lunch or snack for a stop midway.
 
Skill:
Level 2
 
Endurance:
Rated A
 
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Title:
Bellport Bay
 
Date:
Wednesday 08/13/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Chiara Nuzzo
 
Details:
Trip limited to 10 attendees.  Paddle in Bellport Bay along Fire Island shoreline. Leisurely lunch and a swim on Fire Island ocean beach. More details to follow.
 
Skill:
Level 2
 
Endurance:
Rated B
 
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Title:
Smith Point Marina to Bellport Beach
 
Date:
Saturday 08/16/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Don Gorycki
 
Details:
Trip limited to 20 attendees.  We’ll be exploring the scenic wonders of the Otis Pike Wilderness Area along the shores of Bellport Bay. A short foray will be made into Bellport Bay (weather permitting) to view some of the bird sanctuary islands (e.g., John Boyle Island, Ridge Island). We will make a short stop at the new inlet (Old Inlet)caused by Hurricane Sandy.
We will stop at Bellport Beach to have lunch (concession stand and rest rooms should be open) and frolic on the beach and ocean waves. We will then backtrack to the take-out at Smith Point Marina.
 
Skill:
Level 2/3
 
Endurance:
Rated B
 
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Title:
Robins Island
 
Date:
Saturday 08/23/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Steven Berner assisted by Kristin Costa
 
Details:
Trip limited to 25 attendees.  Paddle from the North Fork to the South Fork while circumnavigating Robins Island.
 
Skill:
Level 2/3
 
Endurance:
Rated C
 
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September 2014

 
Title:
Long Island Paddlers' Fall Picnic
 
Date:
Saturday 09/06/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
TBA
 
Details:
 This is the club's fall picnic. Save the date and watch for more details.
 
Skill:
N/A
 
Endurance:
N/A
 
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Title:
Coecles Harbor & Taylor Island
 
Date:
Saturday 09/13/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
James Gibney assisted by Chi-Chi GIBNEY
 
Details:
Trip limited to 30 attendees.  Travel to Shelter Island via North Ferry in Greenport. Paddle within Coecles Harbor, pass the Marine Water Trail, with a picnic stop on Taylor Island. I have arranged with the Historical Society for a tour of the house on Taylor Island.
 
Skill:
Level 1
 
Endurance:
Rated A
 
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Title:
Bellport Bay
 
Date:
Saturday 09/20/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Chiara Nuzzo
 
Details:
Trip limited to 10 attendees.  Paddle in Bellport Bay along Fire Island shoreline. Leisurely lunch and a swim on Fire Island ocean beach. More details to follow.
 
Skill:
Level 2
 
Endurance:
Rated B
 
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Title:
Hook Mountain Challenge
 
Date:
Sunday 09/28/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
TBA
 
Details:
 Hook Mountain Challenge
https://www.facebook.com/TheHookMountainChallenge
 
Skill:
N/A
 
Endurance:
N/A
 
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Title:
Carmans River to Bellport Bay
 
Date:
Sunday 09/28/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Chiara Nuzzo
 
Details:
Trip limited to 10 attendees.  Put-in at the new Carmans River Canoe & Kayak off Montauk Hwy in Brookhaven. Scenic paddle through wildlife refuge to mouth of river for a leisurely beach lunch. More details to follow.
 
Skill:
Level 1/2
 
Endurance:
Rated A & B
 
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October 2014

 
Title:
Hubbard County Creeks' Adventure
 
Date:
Saturday 10/04/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Steven Berner assisted by Kristin Costa
 
Details:
Trip limited to 25 attendees.  Explore the creeks of Hubbard County Park
 
Skill:
Level 1/2
 
Endurance:
Rated A
 
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Title:
Port Jefferson harbor / Mt. Sinai Inlet. Paddle
 
Date:
Sunday 10/12/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Frank Posillico assisted by Michele Posillico
 
Details:
Trip limited to 15 attendees.   Centennial Park Put-in, we will paddle along the harbor and out to the sound.along mt.Sinai / stop at white beach for lunch and back on the west side of the P.J.Harbor.
 
Skill:
Level 1/2
 
Endurance:
Rated B
 
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Title:
Carmans River to Bellport Bay
 
Date:
Saturday 10/18/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Chiara Nuzzo
 
Details:
Trip limited to 10 attendees.  Put-in at the new Carmans River Canoe & Kayak off Montauk Hwy in Brookhaven. Scenic paddle through wildlife refuge to mouth of river for a leisurely beach lunch. More details to follow.
 
Skill:
Level 1/2
 
Endurance:
Rated A & B
 
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Title:
The Creeks of Little Flanders Bay
 
Date:
Saturday 10/25/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Chiara Nuzzo
 
Details:
Trip limited to 10 attendees.  Will poke about the creeks of Little Flanders Bay at a leisurely pace: Gooose, Mill, and Hubbard. Lunch on a beach overlooking the bay. More details to follow.
 
Skill:
Level 1/2
 
Endurance:
Rated A & B
 
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November 2014

 
Title:
Autumn on South Oyster Bay
 
Date:
Saturday 11/01/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Chiara Nuzzo
 
Details:
Trip limited to 10 attendees.  Paddle through flats and marshes stopping for a leisurely lunch on a beach. (Note: If the Alhambra put-in in still closed, will paddle out of Jones Beach Field 10.) More details to follow.
 
Skill:
Level 2
 
Endurance:
Rated B
 
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December 2014

 
Title:
Long Island Paddlers' Holiday Party
 
Date:
Sunday 12/07/2014    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Paul Giwoyna assisted by Michele Posillico
 
Details:
 This is the club's annual holiday party. Reserve the date and watch for more details.
 
Skill:
Level 1
 
Endurance:
Rated A
 
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