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Nigel Dennis Kayaks Gathering
June 10, 2022 - June 12, 2022Free
with Nigel Dennis & Tom Bergh
Also including Greg Paquin & Paula Reigel
A Free, Public Celebration of all things NDK – for NDK paddlers, owners and friends on Jewell Island, Maine.
Meet the man behind the boats! Join Nigel Dennis, founder of Sea Kayaking UK / Nigel Dennis Kayaks, for a weekend of camaraderie, paddling, eating, story-telling, reminiscing, laughing…
Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12, 2022
Jewell Island base camp, and the outer islands in Casco Bay. MIKCo will reserve camping, set up a public campsite, supply tarps, water, firewood and stoves for community dinners, and will operate power boat support for gear.
A cooperative, weekend social gathering to tell Tall Tales and share our common bond around our paddling interests and All Things NDK. We encourage everyone’s participation and involvement in camp gatherings. We will serve community dinners Friday and Saturday on Jewell for those that opt in.
On Saturday, groups may visit West Brown Cow and the Broken Cove ledges, paddling on to Admiral Peary’s Eagle Island, or go rock gardening and surfing along Jewell’s beautiful Eastern Shore. If conditions allow, perhaps even a moonlight paddle…
Informal instruction: at least half of being a seaman is learning together by socializing and talking.
Anyone part of the NDK family is welcome to join! You must have full camping equipment that you can pack in your kayak, plus arrangements, skill level and experience to paddle safely to Jewell Island from the mainland or from Peaks Island – maybe paddle with Nigel and one of our guide-led pods from Peaks. Jewell Island is an outer island in Casco Bay, fully exposed to dynamic conditions: ocean swell, wind waves and tidal currents.
Musicians? Please volunteer!
The event is free. Community dinners on Friday and Saturday nights will be offered at $15 per person per dinner.
Email Liz: email@example.com. Please include whether you would like to sign up for community camp dinners on Friday night and/or Saturday night at $15. Send check or bring cash. Your attendance/registration is confirmed on our receipt of your completed and returned Registration Form and Waiver & Release.
Registration Form – https://maineislandkayak.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/2022-Trip-Registration-Form.pdf
Waiver & Release – https://maineislandkayak.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/NDK-Gathering-Waiver-Release.pdf
NDK Gathering Details – https://maineislandkayak.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/NDK-Gathering-Details.pdf
- Fri 6/10 – H 0752 8.8′ 2017 9.9′ / L 0142 0.9′ 1357 0.7′ – Sunrise 0457. Sunset 2023. Moon last quarter.
- Sat 6/11 – H 0849 9.0′ 2107 10.5′ / L 0238 0.3′ 1449 0.5′ – Sunrise 0457. Sunset 2024. Moon waxing. gibbous
- Sun 6/12 – 0944 9.3′ 2157 11.0′ L / 0333 -0.3′ 1541 0.3′ – Sunrise 0457. Sunset 2024. Moon waxing gibbous.