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Discussion: Tully Lake

in: Cristina; Cristina > 2020-07-13

Jul 15, 2020 1:51 AM # 
ahall:
Canoe O happened there in 2009. Aims organized an event, and it was pretty fun if I recall correctly. Running through the trees with an 18'-6" canoe to avoid paddling round a peninsular is particularly memorable!
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Jul 15, 2020 1:53 AM # 
Cristina:
Oh that's great! I bet it was a lot of fun.
Jul 15, 2020 1:54 AM # 
ahall:
https://www.newenglandorienteering.org/results_arc...
Jul 15, 2020 3:23 AM # 
jjcote:
I'm pretty sure there was another canoe-O there as well, because I remember showing up prepared to paddle with Sam Levitin, except each of us thought the other was bringing a boat. I found out that I could rent a canoe at the campground, so I went up there and did that. I think I paddled it in one direction to the start/finish, and managed to get it on my car without the benefit of a rack the other way, but I forget which way was which.
Jul 16, 2020 2:32 AM # 
jjcote:
Also, we may have through this before, but it's very unlikely that you were rowing a canoe. They rarely have oarlocks.
Jul 16, 2020 2:34 AM # 
Cristina:
The fact that paddlers and rowers are both bothered by the lack of differentiation is plenty of reason not to change anything.
Jul 16, 2020 2:52 PM # 
jjcote:
I'll remember that the next time Ian Smith talks about how many points his company baseball team scored. :-)
Jul 16, 2020 5:08 PM # 
ahall:
Paddlers are forward looking. Rowers are backwards ;-)

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