Category Archives: Paddling

Getting a paddle in on Lake Chabot

With temperatures predicted for the 80s, the Adventurers made it a watery adventure today, paddling on Lake Chabot in Castro Valley. Lake Chabot had been somewhat hiding in plain sight to them until they discovered it on an outing with … Continue reading

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Kicking off summer with a Memorial Day paddle in San Mateo

The Adventurers returned to Parkside Aquatic Park in San Mateo, a place that they’d paddled in once before. The plus is that it’s close by, it’s free and easy to launch and there are restrooms. The downside can be that … Continue reading

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Getting some kayaking done at Phang Nga Bay

After breakfast, the Adventurers decided to take two of the sit-on-top kayaks out for a paddle around Phang Nga Bay. There was a bit more chop than they’d seen on other mornings but that wasn’t the challenge. It was really … Continue reading

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Getting the kayaks in the water for the first time in a long time

While the Adventurers kayaked in Venice and Croatia, it had been a long time since they took their own boats out for paddle. The heat wave baking the Peninsula prompted them to do just that. They returned to the Port … Continue reading

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Heading back to Bay Area with a stop to kayak in Richardson Bay

The Adventurers broke camp Sunday morning with John and the kids following shortly thereafter, each deciding to take separate routes home. L and D stopped at what’s become their favorite Ukiah coffee shop, Black Oak, where they serve the best breakfast … Continue reading

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Heading north for family wedding and getting a little fun in on the way

The Adventurers headed out this morning with kayaks on the car top to meet son John and grandkids in Redwood Valley in advance a cousins wedding in Potter Valley on Saturday. (Alas, The Mag was not invited and had to … Continue reading

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Del Valle by water – and another lunch on the lawn at Concannon

D’s been talking about paddling on Lake Del Valle for some time and today they decided to make the almost 90 minute trek to Livermore. It was decidedly different when than when they went hiking there in March of 2015 when … Continue reading

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