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    Quote Originally Posted by Gumbo View Post
    We have a tandem we can bring if someone wants to use it (please note: this is the honeymooner kayak. If you are beyond the honeymooner stage, management will not be responsible should attempted drowning of spouse occur). The tandem can also be used as a single.
    Uh Oh!! a D-I-V-O-R-C-E boat!
    Love many, trust few & always paddle your own canoe. American Proverb

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    I'm also bringing my yak, but alas, I will only be in the lake this year. Looks like we will be adding a Kayak Korner to the list of things to see at the hang.
    Races from the load/unload zone. Pack your gear into the yak, race across the lake, land your boat, retrive a flag, and back across again to set up your gear for a finish. Woohoooo to kayak hammock camping.
    Enjoy and have fun with your family, before they have fun without you

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    hello i am new to the forums and my wife and i are also sea kayakers and we are new to hammock camping but we were wanting to take a trip to fl and kayak some of the springs and maybe find some manatees ,sounds like you have a nice trip scheduled unfortunately we cant make this trip but maybe we can closer to spring or some other time ,do you plan other trips during the year that we may be able to join you in,a guied would be great

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    Quote Originally Posted by L.D. Cakes View Post
    Uh Oh!! a D-I-V-O-R-C-E boat!
    Why do you think Timberrr and I each have our own boats? We still love each other.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gumbo View Post
    Looks like Islander is going to tackle Juniper Springs again!

    I never saw you as a quitter anyway Mark. Glad you are coming my friend!

    If anyone else wants to sign up for the paddles but does not have a boat you can PM Timberrr about using ours. We have a tandem we can bring if someone wants to use it (please note: this is the honeymooner kayak. If you are beyond the honeymooner stage, management will not be responsible should attempted drowning of spouse occur). The tandem can also be used as a single.
    Mark, it's pretty stable but if it helps build up your confidence, I can lash on some outriggers... maybe bring you some floaties... just ask... you know I'm there for you brother.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crowell392 View Post
    hello i am new to the forums and my wife and i are also sea kayakers and we are new to hammock camping but we were wanting to take a trip to fl and kayak some of the springs and maybe find some manatees ,sounds like you have a nice trip scheduled unfortunately we cant make this trip but maybe we can closer to spring or some other time ,do you plan other trips during the year that we may be able to join you in,a guied would be great
    First, welcome to HF!
    You're currently in a planning thread for the 3rd annual Florida Hang (FH3). Finding a group hang like this would be the best place to check out different hammock set ups, meet people and ask questions.
    Here in central Florida, manatees come up stream during cold snaps so for the best chance to see them you have to watch the weather and get out there quickly.
    FHV Planning Thread (it's gonna rock!)
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    So many trees, so little time...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Floridahanger View Post
    I'm also bringing my yak, but alas, I will only be in the lake this year. Looks like we will be adding a Kayak Korner to the list of things to see at the hang.
    Races from the load/unload zone. Pack your gear into the yak, race across the lake, land your boat, retrive a flag, and back across again to set up your gear for a finish. Woohoooo to kayak hammock camping.
    Our yaks are slow, but that sure sounds like fun!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timberrr View Post
    Mark, it's pretty stable but if it helps build up your confidence, I can lash on some outriggers... maybe bring you some floaties... just ask... you know I'm there for you brother.

    I just might take you up on the outriggers I have to paddle Juniper Springs again, I'm not dead just yet. Plus with it being warmer this time around, the water will feel good.

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    Good for you Mark! Don't worry I'll give you a little lesson on bracing and leaning the right way before we shove off and it will help you learn how to handle that current. Before you know it you'll be doing whitewater in NC since you're moving there soon!!
    Love many, trust few & always paddle your own canoe. American Proverb

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    Thanks.
    I've had that same lesson about a dozen times over the years. Very familiar with that lesson, but this old guy doesn't get it to work. I'll be ok. Water is warmer too.
    No electronics this paddle trip.

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