|Destination||Hyacinthe & Open Bays to Breton Islands|
|Date||1 Jan 2020, Wednesday|
|Trip Coordinator||Vic Gladish|
|Contact Infofirstname.lastname@example.org; 250-285-2111; (cell 250-287-0459). Please contact the coordinator in advance of the trip.|
|Description||This trip will be weather dependent and changes will be posted during the week before the trip. ALL paddlers MUST be equipped for ocean paddling in the winter.
We will put in on the first high tide of 2020, paddle the bays (Hyacinthe and Open) and the Breton Islands and find a sunny, south facing beach for a New Years Day picnic.
|Meeting Place||Len Road Beach Access|
|Departure Time||Meet at 9:30; on the water at 10:03 (high tide)|
||Moderate depending on weather, winds and tides over a 3-4 hour day|
|Trip limits||8 paddlers|
|Notes:||ALL paddlers MUST be equipped for ocean paddling in the winter. Please review paddling guidelines (https://qioutdoorclub.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/paddling-guidelines-aug2018.pdf). Having dry clothes waiting at the take out would be advisable. Bring water and lunch.
The alternate plan, in the event of southeasterly winds, will be to put in at April Point and paddle into Gowlland Harbour.
The alternate, alternate plan will be to reschedule for a better day later in the week.