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Rookie Rendezvous on Lake Superior July 29-31
Kathy O'Leary

Are you wondering what the heck is 'The Rookie Rendezvous'?

It has become a mainstay of Pure Water Paddlers events. It is held in the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior. Its purpose is to allow paddlers who are new to 'big water' an opportunity to gain some experience in sea kayaking and acquire some local knowledge about paddling in one of the gems of the kayaking world. Several experienced paddlers will share their knowledge, and will make sure that safety is always priority one. Paddlers with more experience can also benefit from the shared experience and knowledge of PWP members. We will hold at least one, but hopefully more, longer shoreline paddles. Depending on weather and water conditions, we will also cross to Sand Island to visit the sea caves, and tour the Myers Beach sea caves. If conditions are too demanding, there are other great options that will make this trip well worth attending.

It costs just $40 per member for the entire weekend of camping and paddling!

Sharon Clemins

Hi all!

I’m looking to borrow a Sea Kayak and spray skirt for the Rookie Rendezvous July 28-31. I promise to take real good care of it!

I passed my wet exit / re-entry training and thanks to Amazon my wet suit, dry top, and paddle float arrive soon.

Please write or call soon so we can figure out how I will transport it on top of my Toyota Sienna. I may need to borrow a roof top carrier.

I can’t wait to join our members paddling the big water of Superior!

Sharon Clemins


The blonde with the green 10’ rec boat.

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