Wow a long way.

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Wow a long way.

Post by Minny » Sat May 27, 2017 9:28 am

Curiosity has got me, as to how far you can paddle in a day,,
So 6am last tuesday l set off from Port Wakefield,
10 hours later l pulled in to Port Gawler 75 klm paddled,
Yes wow a long way..
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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by leftieant » Sat May 27, 2017 10:47 am

Jeepers! Hell of an effort.

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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by BBY » Sat May 27, 2017 12:01 pm

I'm a long way from being an expert but that sounds like a big distance to do in a day!

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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by solatree » Sat May 27, 2017 3:37 pm

That's motoring Minny - av 7.5km/hr. Impressed !!
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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by Zilch » Sat May 27, 2017 5:40 pm

Minny wrote:
Sat May 27, 2017 9:28 am
So 6am last tuesday l set off from Port Wakefield,
10 hours later l pulled in to Port Gawler 75 klm paddled,
Jeez Minny that's a fair distance and as solatree/Andy pointed out, at a cracking average speed. Brilliant and well done mate.

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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by krustayshen » Sat May 27, 2017 7:12 pm

7.5 klm per hour for 10 hours?????

I think someone has spiked your prune juice.

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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by bertros » Sat May 27, 2017 7:42 pm

I'd want a bloody strong current running with me if I was to come even close to that. Insane effort Minny.
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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by Winchbitch » Sat May 27, 2017 8:29 pm

French Island should be a doddle

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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by Fishane » Sat May 27, 2017 8:53 pm

Ready for the shelf and back next weekend Minny? 8-)

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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by fsck » Sun May 28, 2017 9:48 pm

i reckon i could do 75... metres. 75km - impressed!

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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by Minny » Mon May 29, 2017 9:16 am

Thanks guys,
It was a bit of an experiment to see how many ks l can go off shore as thats what l enjoy doing.
So l have worked out that l can go out 30ks troll for 20ks and back in. Weather permited.
Down at Port Macdonnell the Continental Shelf is about 20ks out , so l am able to get out to 200 to 300 mts to have a crack at blue eye travalla.
When l done my paddle l was in a steath 575 had a bit of tide help pluss the wind for a while and l was pushing well over 8ks into 9ks which makes the average look good..
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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by Kelvin » Mon May 29, 2017 9:23 am

Well done, that's a massive effort. Glenelg to Brighton and back and I'm tired.

How did you get home?

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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by aussieDave » Mon May 29, 2017 4:32 pm

Hi Minny,

That's a bloody long way, it's a shame you got hit by that storm, you would have made it to St Kilda no worries.

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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by geoffw » Mon May 29, 2017 5:50 pm

A long way indeed. How did you get back?
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Re: Wow a long way.

Post by Minny » Mon May 29, 2017 7:32 pm

A mate picked me up,
I got Matt to drop me off in my car , then l phoned him up to come get me..
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