[NYCkayaker] {NYCWTA} Fw: Re: 100 mile paddle race Kingston to Manhattan this weekend

Lyn Goldsmith lyn.goldsmith@gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 06:47:30 EDT 2013


A well kept secret!


On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 6:23 AM, Jack Gilman <hudsonsb@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi -
>
> 60 miles in one day is ambitious for sure. Lots of that will be into a
> flood, and if there is a summertime south wind they got their work cut out
> for them.
>
> And can you imagine how the racers will get strung out on the water?
> Pretty much everyone will be paddling alone. A fustercluck for a support
> staff.
>
> The outriggers should smoke it, but we'll see how the SUP'ers do.
>
> What is an average cruising pace of a SUP?
>
> Can't imagine standing for that length of time, but that's just me...
>
> jack
>
> * Check out the Yonkers Paddling & Rowing Club
> online at www.yprc.org.
> ----------------------------------------------
> See you on the river!
>
>
> ________________________________
>  From: "bonnie13@earthlink.net" <bonnie13@earthlink.net>
> To: nyc watertrail group <nyc-water-trail@googlegroups.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 8:27 PM
> Subject: {NYCWTA} Fw: Re: 100 mile paddle race Kingston to Manhattan this
> weekend
>
>
> Hi! I had tried to forward this a couple of days ago but accidentally sent
> it in HTML format, which this list can't read (thank you Rich for letting
> me know). Anyways, Carolina at PortSide NewYork had told me about that and
> I was sort of surprised that I hadn't heard of it - at first I figured that
> it was aimed at hardcore adventure racers, which I am not, but then I had
> time to look at the website more closely and realized that it's actually
> for stand-up paddlers and outrigger canoes.
>
> I can't imagine doing 60 miles on the Hudson in one day, traveling one
> direction, with a single-bladed paddle and maybe even standing up.
>
> Anyways, they'll be starting in Kingston and paddling to Ossining on
> Saturday and then on Sunday they'll be coming the rest of the way down,
> circling Manhattan, and finishing at pier 66. Figured I'd pass this along -
> if you see any agonized-looking SUP-ers or outriggers going hell for
> leather, they're probably part of this, it would be nice to cheer them
> along!
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: PortSide NewYork
> Sent: Jul 13, 2013 6:49 AM
> To: bonnie13@earthlink.net
> Subject: 100 mile paddle
>
> never heard of this til today
>
> http://www.100milepaddle.com/
>
> The ultimate adventure paddle & race for teams and elite paddlers.
> This two day adventure paddle will start 75 miles north of NYC and follow
> the Hudson River to a breathtaking loop around Manhattan. Sign Up Today!
>
> whaddya know about it?
>
> one of its days is concurrent with City of Water Day. I like its message
> of whole Hudson River
>
> best
> c
>
>
>
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