Macleay Island - Blakesley's Anchorage
Sunday, 26 April 2015
A sea kayak trip over to Macleay island and then to North Stradbroke island if conditions are suitable. Note new date.
This trip is unlikely to go ahead due to Windy weather forecasts.
An alternative trip along Redcliffe is planned
Details are here
Discipline: Sea kayaking
Grade: 1 (note the distance is a bit longer)
Description: We will be leaving from Victoria Point heading to Pott's Point (NE point of Macleay Island). We will Stop at Pott's point and then cross to Blakesley's for lunch. We will then return to Victoria point the way we came.
Toilets are available at Victoria Point and Macleay island (and Coochiemudlo island if we stop there).
Date: April 29th, 2015
Tides: Low 10:03 (0.82m), High 4:01 (1.63m) (For Macleay Island add 30 min to these times)
Costs: Wear and tear contribution for club gear. Petrol money to your driver, and a few extra dollars in case of a coffee stop
Ability: Paddlers should have an appropriate level of fitness. Individuals must self assess their, and their equipment's, ability to participate in this level club event and should consult the trip leader if any aspect of their suitability requires clarification. All participants must have demonstrated a wet exit and a sea kayak T-rescue, contact the leader ASAP if you have not done this so it can be arranged.
Risks: Boat traffic, fatigue, marine life, sunburn, hypothermia, dehydration, paddle related injuries.
Safety Equipment: mobile, VHF radio, signal mirror, flares, spare paddle, tow line, repair kit, first aid kit.
Leader: Martin Wynne
Registration information: Please email the following info as part of registering
Registration: Email Martin. Don't leave it too late as early registrations get preference. Note I'm planning an early night on Friday and a Dawn service paddle (elsewhere) on Sat morning so will only get to emails later on Sat.
If you membership needs completing, please get it in order beforehand (paperwork can be brought in on Sat or Sun morning).
Map to Put in point