Summer Paddling

2019 BOC Paddling Program

BOC will host eleven (11) Paddle Trips during the period May to October, 2019. No reservations are necessary (except for the August camping trip); just show up, with your own boat or board, and related gear. Life jackets (PFDs) are required on all BOC outings.

The Paddling program is FREE, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and totally underwritten by donations, and the proceeds from our annual consignment sale & swap of canoes, kayaks, rowboats, rowing shells, stand-up paddle boards, small sailboats, and related gear.

This year, our 20th ANNUAL. Sale/Swap will be held on Saturday, May 11th, at the Outlet Center, 580 Canal St, near Exit 1, I-91.

SWAP will be 11:30 to 12, with the SALE from noon to 2. Consignments will be accepted on Friday, May 10th, from noon to 2 & 5-7; and Saturday, from 8-11:30. Special arrangements can also me made. Trailered boats will be accepted on Saturday only. No motors, or motorboats. Owners set the prices, and BOC retains 10%. Donations of usable boats and gear are greatly appreciated.

The 2019 Paddling Schedule is as follows:
May 8…CT River, Hinsdale ‘setbacks’
May 26…CT River, Bellows Falls, VT to Walpole, NH
May 29…Sherman Res, Whitingham, VT & Monroe, MA
June 5…Tully Lake, Royalston, MA
June 19…Ashuelot River, Keene, NH
June 22…Sunrise & picnic, Harriman Res, Wilmington, VT
August 24 & 25…CT River; Wells River, VT to Bradford, VT
Sept 18…CT River, Herricks Cove, Rockingham, VT
Sept 25…Leader’s Choice (wherever the colors are peak)
Sept 28…Somerset Res, Somerset, VT
Oct 2…Leaders Choice (wherever the colors are peak)

Complete details will be on the BOC website, at “SUMMER PADDLING”, the printed flyer, local newspapers and other media outlets.

Questions, donations and offers of assistance: <> or (802) 254-3666

Larry McIntosh, Paddle – Chair


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