The Long Island Paddlers, Inc.
 

SKILLS DAY EVENTS

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Skills days are not open to guest unless noted otherwise. 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.

 

June 2016

 
Title:
Picnic Skills Session - On the Water
 
Date:
Saturday 06/11/2016    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Christopher Scalisi assisted by Kenneth Fink
 
Details:
Trip limited to 8 attendees.  This year there will be four separate classes. Each instructor will be post what they will teach. I will do a beginner skills from 9 to 11AM. Only sign on to one class. If you change make sure you remove yourself first.
 
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Title:
Picnic Skills' Session - On Water Paddle Strokes
 
Date:
Saturday 06/11/2016    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Colin Mullen assisted by Robin Jaeger
 
Details:
Trip limited to 11 attendees.  Centerport Beach spring picnic on water paddle strokes skills session 9:00-11:00 AM
 
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Title:
Picnic Skills' Session - On the Water
 
Date:
Saturday 06/11/2016    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Tom Auer
 
Details:
Trip limited to 8 attendees.  Low Brace clinic, keeping upright, edging, low brace turn, sculling brace. Attendees should be able to wet exit.
 
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Title:
Picnic Skills' Session - Edging and Turning
 
Date:
Saturday 06/11/2016    (Login for Time details)
 
Leader:
Mike Matty
 
Details:
Trip limited to 8 attendees.  This class will review the basics of edging and demonstrate how and why it assists us to make our boats turn easier and faster. We will also explore how to edge and turn our boats in wind and waves. This class will focus on forward and reverse sweep strokes but we will also touch on high and low brace turns.

Participants need to be very comfortable with wet exists. Spray skirts are advised but not mandatory.
 
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