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Annual Moonlight Paddle At Great Island, Old Lyme

Saturday, September 22, 2018, 2:30 PM until 10:00 PM
Great Island Boat Launch
45 Smith Neck Road
Old Lyme, CT  06371
Richard Clairwood
Registration is not Required

Pre-Moonlight Paddle

Fred Murray will lead an afternoon paddle from the Great Island launch site prior to the moonlight paddle.  Meet at 2:30, launch at 3:00, return to the Great Island launch site for snacks/dinner, re-launch at 6:30 for moonlight paddle.

Contact Fred Murray at home 860-628-5364, cell 860-857-6406.


Moonlight Paddle

Meet at 6:00, launch at 6:30, campfire on island. Bring snacks to share/heat up on fire.

Contact Rich Clairwood at home 860-889-8186, cell 860-908-2157.


Directions: GPS address is 45 Smith Neck Road, Old Lyme. I-95 to exit 70, go south on rt. 156 (Shore Road) approx. 2 miles (notice boat launch sign on right side of road) to Smith Neck Road. Follow Smith Neck Road to the end to the boat launch ramp and parking lot.


Note: Per DEEP boating regulations, respect kayak safety precautions with the addition of lighting requirements. At night, a 360 degree lantern type light mounted on the rear deck is preferred. Also, bring headlamps, flashlights, etc.  Red/green running lights are not required. We will paddle in well-lit groups.