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Super Full Moon Sunset Paddle

Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM -
Location: Narrow River Kayaks, 94B Middlebridge Road, Narragansett

Seventh Annual Pettaquamscutt Paddle

When the moon's position is furthest away from Earth, it is called “apogee,” while its closest approach to Earth is referred to as “perigee.” When a full moon is at perigee, it is referred to as a Super Full Moon.

Please join us on July 12 for this Perigee Paddle to benefit Narrow River Preservation Association. Arrive at Narrow River Kayaks at 5:30 p.m. for a brief orientation and presentation by NRPA Board Members before setting out on this approximately 2.5-hour guided twilight tour of the lower Narrow River.

Witness the splendor and peacefulness of the tidal inlet and salt marsh as the full moon rises over the Atlantic while the sun sets on the western horizon.

Your glow sticks will keep you illuminated as your kayak glides through the semi-darkness during your return trip.

Stay afterwards for refreshments, conversation and raffle drawing.

Here are the details:

Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014

Rain Date: Sunday, July 13, 2014

Check-in is 5:30 p.m. at Narrow River Kayaks 94 Middlebridge Road

Guided Tour departs at 6:00 p.m.

Moon rises at 8:19 p.m.

Sun sets at 8:21 p.m.

High Tide at 8:25 p.m.

Cost: $15 with your own equipment.

Discounted rentals provided by Narrow River Kayaks: $20 for solo kayak and $30 for a tandem kayak. Fees include all equipment, basic safety and paddle instruction, guided tour, and refreshments.

All proceeds go to Narrow River Preservation Association.

Pre-registration is required, and the tour is limited to 40 participants. For more information or to sign up now, contact Jason Considine at 401-789-0334 or email Narrow River Kayaks.

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