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  • 2016 Application deadline is May 30 2016 This is a 4 day sequence of instruction for canoes and kayaks designed to progress students from their current skill level to the next level This course is open to Mohawk members and

    Original URL path: http://www.mohawkcanoeclub.org/events/rivertraining.html (2016-04-24)
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  • Mohawk Canoe Club: Photo Album
    your browser supports JavaScript you will need to enable it to view the images on this page Annual Dinner January 10 2016 Click on a thumbnail to display image Home Photos Trips Events Forms Gages Contact Site Index Copyright 2008

    Original URL path: http://www.mohawkcanoeclub.org/photos/photo.php?d=2016/dinner2016 (2016-04-24)
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  • Mohawk Canoe Club: Photo Album
    browser supports JavaScript you will need to enable it to view the images on this page South Branch Raritan Cleanup April 16 2016 Click on a thumbnail to display image Home Photos Trips Events Forms Gages Contact Site Index Copyright

    Original URL path: http://www.mohawkcanoeclub.org/photos/photo.php?d=2016/SouthBranchCleanup (2016-04-24)
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  • Mohawk Canoe Club: Photo Archives
    4 2011 South Branch of the Raritan River Clinton to Flemington 6 19 2011 Delaware River Belvidere to Phillipsburg NJ 6 18 2011 Musconetcong River Cleanup 5 8 2011 Catawissa Creek Canoe Camping Apr 9 10 2011 D R Canal Bulls Island to Lambertville 4 6 2011 Musconetcong River Hampton to Bloomsbury 2 6 2011 Mohawk Canoe Club Annual Dinner 1 16 2011 2010 Adirondack Canoe Camping Trip Little Tupper Lake Round Lake 9 9 13 2010 West Branch and Upper Delaware 9 4 5 2010 Upper Delaware River Ten Mile River to Sparrowbush 8 28 29 2010 Delaware River Picnic Paddle Upper Black Eddy to Tinicum Park 8 15 2010 Delaware River Kingwood to Bulls Island 8 14 2010 Delaware River Water Gap to Belvidere 7 17 2010 River Training June 2010 Delaware River Kingwood to Bulls Island 6 12 2010 Flatbrook 3 6 2010 Lower Musconetcong River 2 21 2010 Upper South Branch of the Raritan River 1 18 2010 Mohawk Canoe Club Annual Dinner 1 10 2010 2009 Paulinskill River Lambert Road to Columbia Lake November 29 2009 Adirondack Canoe Camping Trip Bog River Lows Lake September 10 14 2009 River Training June 2009 Memorial Day Weekend Upper Delaware River Lackawaxen River May 22 2009 Musconetcong River Cleanup April 19 2009 Musconetcong River March 8 2009 Mohawk Canoe Club Annual Dinner January 11 2009 Download the 8x10 printable group photo here courtesy of Cie Stroud 2008 105th Anniversary Trip Upper Middle Delaware August 16 23 2008 Lehigh River July 19 20 2008 Birthday Trips Upper Delaware Lackawaxen Rivers July 10 amp 11 2008 Memorial Day Weekend 2008 Central Pennsylvania Rivers Pine Creek Kettle Creek D R Canal Griggstown to Zarephath April 30 2008 Penns Creek Catawissa Creek April 5 6 2008 Flatbrook February 24 2008 Stony Brook

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  • Mohawk Canoe Club
    time to take the hike in and check out potential hazard spots especially bridges and trestles that may now be filled with trees or other debris and be deadly strainers When In Doubt Scout Especially after a flood If you can not see around a bend or over a drop get out and scout it from land Summer time with 90 degree days and 80 degree water is the perfect time to practice wet exits reentry and recovery techniques If you feel the need to pass much gear from your boat to your companions before you practice a wet exit you probably need to reevaluate your packing plan People who paddle closed boats with deck rigging sea kayaks and many touring and recreational kayaks should carry in a ready to use state a spare paddle short canoe paddle will do paddle float and pump Here is a challenge for every pair of paddling buddies In a controlled environment with support boaters handy just in case two boats should dump in deep water at the same time The boats are maneuvered into the classic T formation but left in the capsized upside down position One paddler goes to the stern of his her boat and pushes it down and over the hull of the perpendicular boat Boat 2 Paddler 2 goes to the far side of the perpendicular boat and pulls the bow of kayak 1 up until the cockpit of kayak 1 is directly over the hull of boat 2 Boat 1 is rocked back and forth emptying it of water It is quickly flipped into the upright position and paddler 2 helps stabilize boat 1 while paddler 1 reenters fastens his her skirt and prepares to do the classic boat over boat recovery The reentry of paddler 2 is

    Original URL path: http://www.mohawkcanoeclub.org/education/safety2006july.php (2016-04-24)
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  • Mohawk Canoe Club
    are often required large waves or strainers may be present but are easily avoided Strong eddies and powerful current effects can be found particularly on large volume rivers scouting is advisable for inexperienced parties Injuries while swimming are rare self rescue is usually easy but group assistance may be required to avoid long swims Rapids that are at the lower or upper end of this difficulty range are designated Class III or Class III respectively Class IV Advanced Intense powerful but predictable rapids requiring precise boat handling in turbulent water Depending on the character of the river it may feature large unavoidable waves and holes or constricted passages demanding fast maneuvers under pressure A fast reliable eddy turn may be needed to initiate maneuvers scout rapids or rest Rapids may require must moves above dangerous hazards Scouting may be necessary the first time down Risk of injury to swimmers is moderate to high and water conditions may make self rescue difficult Group assistance for rescue is often essential but requires practiced skills A strong eskimo roll is highly recommended Rapids that are at the lower or upper end of this difficulty range are designated Class IV or Class IV respectively Class 5 Expert Extremely long obstructed or very violent rapids which expose a paddler to added risk Drops may contain large unavoidable waves and holes or steep congested chutes with complex demanding routes Rapids may continue for long distances between pools demanding a high level of fitness What eddies exist may be small turbulent or difficult to reach At the high end of the scale several of these factors may be combined Scouting is recommended but may be difficult Swims are dangerous and rescue is often difficult even for experts A very reliable eskimo roll proper equipment extensive experience and

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  • Mohawk Canoe Club: Awards
    of this website Mail the completed form by January 2 for the previous year s miles to the address indicated on the form Awards will be presented at the Mohawk CC Annual Dinner in January Applying for multiple awards If you are submitting your miles for special awards other then total miles then submit an additional MCC mileage log form for each award you apply for Delaware Award Trip of the Month Award etc Reporting stationary miles Total Miles can be calculated as actual trip miles paddled and other time on the water that is used for training surfing clearing and playing in hours The formula is every hour on the water not used during the actual trip is equivalent to three miles List total trip miles and the number of hours not used for the trip listed as a separate entry Keep your own records and submit them on the MCC mileage log form to the address indicated on the form Mohawk Canoe Club Mileage Log The Mohawk Canoe Club has maintained a mileage log of all Governing Members since the Club was founded in 1903 You must be a Governing Member to have your mileage recorded in this

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  • Mohawk Canoe Club: River Gages
    page has moved The new location is reference gages You will automatically go there in 5 seconds Home Trips Events Forms Gages Links Contact Site Index Copyright 2016 Mohawk Canoe

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