Whale Rock, Narragansett,
RI- Photo by Cam
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trip times are DEPARTURE times, not arrival times.
as you wouldn't arrive at the airport at 9AM for a 9AM flight you
should arrive before the departure time for paddle trips, to allow
adequate time to unload boats and gear and park the car. When
participants arrive late it punishes everybody who arrived on time, and
discourages them from arriving on time for future paddles. At its May
2005 meeting, the RICKA Executive Committee voted that trip leaders
/coordinators/ facillitators/ etc., should make every effort to begin
trips on time. Any person not in the
water and ready to paddle after the scheduled start of the
trip should be advised of the route the trip will take in case they
want to try to catch up
When boat size or paddling skill sets are
specified as requirements for participation in a trip they
apply to everybody.Even
if you have the experience to overcome the
circumstances that necessitate these requirements they st