25 Oct 14 – St Helena Historical Paddle – CANCELLED

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Jean-Marc Pitot
I will sadly have to CANCEL the St Helena Guided tour. I have been waiting for the forecast conditions to improve in the bay before having to make this decision.The BOM forecast for Saturday 24 Oct.:

“Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the northern bay in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay around midday.”

These wind  conditions exceeds QSKC Guidelines for a Grade 1 paddle. The return journey from the island in the middle of the day would have been very challenging for novice paddlers.

I also communicated with our guide who was also paddling with us and he expressed some apprehension about kayaking in these conditions.

I will reschedule this event in the future and give all of you a chance to participate.
Our events are at the mercy of the weather and we will always keep members safe on the water.
Hope to meet you on another QSKC Event.

Trip Leader: Jean-Marc Pitot

Date: 25 October 2014

Venue:  Whyte Island

Join us on a paddle to St Helena and a guided tour of the historical prison by accredited tour
guide – Ken Callan. The Island is rich in history and has a fascinating and colourful past. The
educational and historical tour will take about 1.5 hours.

Event Details:  St Helena Island Historical Tour

We do encourage visitors to our Events but due to restricted numbers we are limiting this particular event to QSKC members only.

Fill in the form below to register.

Entry Waiver: Entry Waiver

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