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Moreton Bay Camping Trip

Saturday, 24 October 2009
An overnight camping trip to Peel island in Moreton Bay.

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This is an overnight paddle to Peel island and camping on the island. Peel Island is a larger island in Moreton bay. This trip is limited to those who already have some experience kayaking (i.e. not complete beginners), have reasonable skills, and have demonstrated on the river that they can use a skirt and do an assisted rescue.

Peel island trip.jpg

Requirements:

  • Paddle a loaded sea kayak at ~5 km / hr for up to about 2 hours at a time
  • Wet exit from a sea kayak (must have practiced)
  • T-rescue recovery from a sea kayak (must have practiced)
  • Be able to handle rougher water and small swell
Grade: 1.5
Dates: Saturday, Sunday, 24-25 October 2009
Paddle type: Sea kayaking
Duration: Overnight.
Distance: about 19 km (Sat), 15 km (Sun)
Paddle time: ~3 hrs each day
Costs: Camping $5 (bring this in cash). A contribution for petrol, and a donation towards kayak upkeep if you can afford it.

Meet: 6:30 AM at the club Saturday morning. Depart Victoria Point.
Emergency Contact: VMR Victoria Point 07 3207 8717 or Coast Guard Redland Bay 07 3206 7777 (please put this on your phone too!).

Contact: Ernst to register and/or for more information.