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This year we already have scheduled five interesting seminars. All seminars begin at 7:00 PM and will be held at the RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Dr, Ottawa.

 

My Favourite Trip

Date: January 23, 2017

Where: Outaouais Room

What: Club members share presentations on their favourite trips and destinations. Please contact Mark

Scott if you would like to make a presentation or know someone who would make a good presenter.

 

How to Make Love in a Canoe

Date: February 13, 2017

Where: RA Centre, Clark Hall; cabaret seating; doors and bar open at 6:30

What: Performance Storyteller Jeff Wright (http://www.jeffwrightstoryteller.com/) brings his “How to Make Love in a Canoe” show to the RACCJeff tells first person comic stories about his adventures (and misadventures) on wilderness canoe trips.  The stories are funny, fast-paced and suited to mature teen and adult audiences. “How to Make Love in a Canoe” has sold out the National Arts Centre 4th Stage twice in the past three years: for the RACC, Jeff’s show is FREE.  

 

North Shore Adventures - les Iles Mingan and the Majestic Magpie River

Date: February 23, 2017

Where: Courtside B Room

What: Suitable for families, seakayakers, or whitewater enthusiasts - the North shore of the St. Lawrence offers spectacular scenery, and excellent options for rustic camping, glamping, and a variety of outdoor adventures.

Join RACCC paddlers to learn about their explorations en route to les Iles Mingan, and a 5day self-supported solo canoe trip down the Magpie River. This is a scenic and remote 65km stretch of nearly continuous class 3-4,  accessible to intermediate and advanced whitewater paddlers.  Raft supported trips can be arranged for non-paddlers.

https://borealriver.com/en/learn/magpie-river/diy-magpie-river-resources-and-information/

Magpie 

100 Aglonquin Lakes in 100 Days

Date: March 02, 2017

Where: Courtside B Room

What: Sharing the experience of exploring 100 of Algonquin's Lakes in 100 days. Drew Czernik will be discussing his routes, memories and the many things he learned about the Park and himself over the summer. https://100lakesin100days.wordpress.com/about/

 

 

Humble Pie: How to Survive When Things Go Bad

Date: March 09, 2017

Where: Courtside B Room

What: Due to a series of lemons (bad happenstances), club members Lynette & Laco came extremely close to aborting their  Ungava canoe expedition this year. They  adapted, made it back home, and would like to share their "Lessons Learned". They hope to have time for Q&A or similar story sharing.

Known in the canoe community as “Mr & Mrs Ungava”, L&L's Trip reports and maps are a significant resource for anyone launching a North Quebec expedition.

Lynette Chubb is a professional artist ( AcrylArt.ca ) and a certified canoe instructor in Lake, Tripping, Style, Moving Water & River Running. Her art takes huge inspiration from L&L's annual paddling adventures.

Laco Kovac is a gifted software designer, a passionate explorer, an experienced cartographer ( cartespleinair.org ) and a marathon runner. Laco (pronounced “Latzo”) is the “Let's DO it!” impetus behind the L&L team.