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Our next paddle will be on the Waccamaw/ICW.  Plan to meet at Wacca Wache Marina at 9:30AM.  We will be paddling an eight mile circle and having lunch afterword at K-Rae’s Waterfront Restaurant and Bar (formally Hannah Bananas)  All skill levels and kayaks are welcome.  Don’t forget your PFD, water, sunscreen etc.
See you at the Marina!
This months paddle will be a three night two day Edisto River Paddle from Givhans Ferry State Park north of Summerville, SC.  If you plan to go you need to make a reservation by logging on to the state park web site and clicking on the camping page where you will find a phone number for reservations.  You will also find detailed directions to the park including a map.  As with all of these overnight trips your cost will include getting to the park, your campsite (which may be shared by others) and food that generally costs about 20-25 dollars / person.  You are responsible for daily lunch while on the water.  If you plan to paddle on Friday with the group you should arrive Thursday afternoon or evening or early Friday morning.  The daily kayak trips average about 25 miles and we will need to shuttle vehicles to the pick up zones.

See you at the park!

This Sunday we will paddle a section of the Little Pee Dee River from Huggins Landing to Hughes Landing. Plan to meet at 8:00 AM at the gas station on the corner of highway 378 and Pee Dee road. We will continue to Hughes Landing and drop cars and then put in at Huggins Landing.

This will be a downstream paddle at a distance of approximately 17 miles. Not sure how much time the paddle will take since the river is high.

Bring lots of water, snacks, bug spray and don’t forget your PFD and whistle.

Kayaks of 14 feet or longer are recommended for this trip.

See you on the water.

This Sunday we will paddle a section of the Waccamaw River from Red Bluff Landing (Horry County 31) to Lee’s Landing off of highway 90 (485 River Rd Conway). Plan to meet at 8:00 AM at Lee’s Landing where we will drop cars for the trip to to the put in point at Red Bluff.

This will be a downstream paddle a distance of approximately 15 miles with a break at Reeves Ferry Landing.

Bring water, snacks, sun screen and don’t forget your PFD and whistle.  You must wear your PFD on all club paddles.

Kayaks of 14 feet or longer recommended for this trip.

See you on the water.

The Lumber River kayak trip is coming up on Sunday, May 19.  We’ll be launching from the Lumber River State Park Princess Ann access area and paddling downriver approx. 12 miles to the NC 904 access in Fair Bluff, NC. We’ll meet at the The River Bend Outfitters take out point in Fair Bluff at 9:30 a.m. at 1206 Main St., Fair Bluff, NC 28439. (Mapquest the take out point at http://mapq.st/18yoF2Z).

From there we’ll shuttle cars approx 8 miles to the Lumber River State Park at 2819 Princess Ann Road, Orrum, NC 28369.

Mapquest it at http://mapq.st/15vHPYp

More info on Lumber River State Park:
Be sure to have a PFD, whistle, sunscreen, snacks, and water with you. This will be an easy downriver paddle.  Minimum 14 foot kayaks welcomed.
Several of us are going up to Lumber River State Park on Saturday, paddling the Lumber River above the park on Saturday afternoon, camping Saturday night, and then will meet up with everyone at Lumber River State park on Sunday morning to launch.
There are many camp sites available!  Please join us camping if you’d like. You can reserve a campsite at http://www.reserveamerica.com/camping/Lumber_River_State_Park/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NC&parkId=552840
Our current campsites we have reserved are PA7 and PA8, right on the river in the Princess Ann Access area of the state park.
This Saturday’s paddle will be from Garris (Moores) Landing to the south end of Capers Island a distance of approximately eight miles each way.  Plan to meet in the parking lot of the Food Lion just south of the Sampit River bridge in Georgetown at 9AM.  From there we will proceed to the landing. For this paddle trip it is recommended kayaks 14 ft in length or longer with spray skirts for the Island beach landing.  Bring water, snacks, sun screen and a camera for the hike on the beach.  Also don’t forget your PFD and whistle.  The weather forecast is for sunny sky’s and 75 degrees.

See you on the water!

This Sunday’s paddle will be on Awendaw Creek from Buck Hall Landing.  This will be an out and back from the landing a distance of approximately eight miles.  Plan to meet at the Food Lion parking lot south of the Sandpit River bridge in Georgetown at 9:00 AM.  From there we will proceed south to Buck Hall Landing.  There is a parking fee of $3.00 per vehicle to park at the landing.  Make sure you have your PFD and wear it on club paddles, bring water, a snack and sunscreen. See you on the water.

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