Welcome to HF from Mass.
Welcome from TN! Are you a whitewater or flatwater paddler? If you enjoy lake paddling you should try & make the paddle/camp planned for April onLake Santeetlah. There's hangers coming from all over and you will have to opportunity to see all kinds of diff. rigs.
Greetings from Florida, friend.
The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.