Monthly Archives: April 2007

Kayak Visibility & the RISPY

Kayak visibility — or invisibility as the case may be — is one of the biggest safety concerns of those who venture more than a few dozen yards offshore. As Al Goldberg states in the 9-96 BSKC newsletter: “There is … Continue reading

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Another Day at the Races (Piscataquis River, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine)

–Image from rootsweb.com Ran the Piscataquis River Canoe and Kayak Race yesterday in a tandem kayak with Jeff Sands. The tandem we paddled was an (I-kid-you-not) hybrid of 2 kayaks spliced together by Jeff, who apparently is not afraid to … Continue reading

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Kenduskeag Canoe Race Photos

Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race photos can be found online as follows: Mike Alden’s photos — kenduskeagstreamcanoerace.com (Shopping Cart rapids) JKirlin’s Photos (Six Mile Falls). Ken Regier’s Gallery (Six Mile Falls). Rhesa Gordon’s photos (taken near the finish line in downtown … Continue reading

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Canoes Take Back the Kenduskeag

In something of an upset, a two-person canoe paddled by Jeff Owen and Steve Woodard (1:52.30) had the fastest time in last Saturday’s 16.5 mile Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race. This canoe win marked the first time in 19 years that … Continue reading

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Shopping Cart Drop on the Kenduskeag

That’s me setting up for the drop. A canoe is capsized just ahead. Michael Alden’s photos of this years Kenduskeag StreamCanoe Race are online at kenduskeagstreamcanoerace.com/

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The Race is On!

High water won’t stop Kenduskeag according to an article in today’s Bangor Daily News. Discussion on the MACKRO board speculates about possible changes in the number and length of mandatory portages in order to avoid sending paddlers through danger spots … Continue reading

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Six Mile Falls, Kenduskeag Stream 4-18-07

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Kenduskeag 4-18-07

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Kenduskeag Stream Flood Photos

Mike Alden’s blog includes several very recent photos of the 6 Mile Falls area of the Kenduskeag. SeeKenduskeag Stream Canoe Race News + Updates

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Money in the Bank.

I may be one of the few people in Maine thrilled to see the snow coming down — and happy as pie about the “rain / snow /wind” forecast for now through Tuesday. Better yet, Weather.com calls for more showers … Continue reading

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