Kayaking – Granite and Kanish Bays/Small Inlet – 23 August 2019

This trip was originally scheduled for August 21.

Activity Kayaking
Destination Granite and Kanish Bay/Small Inlet
Date 23 August 2019, Friday
Trip Coordinator Vic Gladish
Contact Info vicgladish@gmail.com; 250-285-2111; cell 250-287-0459
Description Depending on weather (wind) conditions, paddle to Chained Islets, Granite Point, Orchard Bay and/or to Small Inlet with option to hike across to Waiatt Bay (if winds shorten our Kanish Bay portion).
This trip could be as much as 12 NM (24km) and take, including breaks, up to 6 hours not including the driving time.
Please carefully read all notes posted below.
Meeting Place Granite Bay boat launch
Departure Time 0830 at Granite Bay; 0900 on the water
Difficulty
Moderate – winds and tides over a 5-6 hour day
Costs Use of ramp $ 5.00; transportation to GB
Trip limits 8 paddlers
Dogs? no
Notes: Lets try to carpool to save fuel – carbon footprint – and space at the boat launch parking. If you can take 2 kayak, set it up with your paddling partner or let me know. I can pick up 1 passenger/kayak.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING
**All participants must review and conform to QIOC paddling guidelines. Only ‘sea kayaks’ with skirts for this trip, as weather can change quickly with the potential for strong northwesterly winds. If you have not paddled with the coordinator previously, please contact Vic no later than August 16. All participants must contact the coordinator by email (preferably) or by phone to confirm participation no later than August 19th. The trip will be cancelled if Environment Canada forecast winds for Johnstone Strait are higher than 15 knots, or steady rain is expected. Participants will be informed by 7 p.m. on Aug 20 if the trip will be cancelled.

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1 thought on “Kayaking – Granite and Kanish Bays/Small Inlet – 23 August 2019

  1. Pingback: Trip Report – Small Inlet – 25 Aug 2019 | Quadra Island Outdoor Club

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