Oare to Faversham via Isle of Sheppey Sunday 19th May 2019.

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Oare to Faversham via Isle of Sheppey Sunday 19th May 2019.

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I am organising another trip from Oare across The Swale to Harty then down Faversham Creek hopefully to spot some seals.

Meet at boathouse at 8.30.
Load boats and leave by 9.00.
Arrive at Oare car park, Church Road, Oare ME13 0QA ( 42 miles. Free but NO toilets) at 10.15.
This is a small car park so please keep cars to a minimum.
Launch at 11.00.
Paddle across The Swale to Harty and paddle against the tide for a mile or so.
We then cross back over The Swale to Horse Sands to look for seals and wildlife, then into Faversham Creek and paddle to the Town Quay for lunch.
High Water is at 13.49.
We leave soon after and return to Oare by 15.30
I hope to return to the boathouse by 17.30.

This 10 mile trip involves paddling across the tide and for a short time and against it; therefore paddlers should be of a 2* standard.
This is an inter-club trip with our friends from Bewl Water and Maidstone Canoe Clubs.

A chart of Faversham Creek is at:-
http://www.visitmyharbour.com/harbours/ ... chart-2018

Photos of previous trips can be found at

If you are using club equipment, please book it at:-

I'll be at the lake on Saturdays to answer any questions you may have.

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