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06/22/20 at 16:12:32
Kentucky Paddler   Ex Member

 
I was able to participate in the MR340 for 2016-2018 due in large part to support of the Behrns family and the Milby family. Time to honor them and give back to the sport and the 340. This is for those still working on the logistic of getting to the start line but needing your car to be at the finish line.

On Monday, August 3rd (if there are any takers), I will be at the Lewis & Clark Boat House at the finish line at 7:30am. Ill transport up to three boats, five people and their gear from the finish line at the Boat House to the start line at Kaw Point, allowing your vehicle to remain at the finish line. Boat transport will be on a converted jet ski trailer which can accommodate one kayak/canoe on the lower carpeted bunks, and two other boats on the upper J-racks. Straps will be provided (keep yours with your vehicle), and extra padding will also be available. Ive used this setup on numerous trips with my Epic 18X and various similar boats.
Well head west no later than noon on Monday, getting to Kaw Point no later than 4 PM.

There is no cost, just paying it forward. Sorry, cant ground crew; I must be at work Tuesday morning about the start time for solos.

Contact me if this will help.
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Finally, Im not on Facebook, but feel free to share this at the site.

Bill Jackson
Boat #2621
 
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Reply #1 - 06/23/20 at 20:06:26
Dead Last Johnnie O   Ex Member

 
I posted this to the MR340 Facebook page.

Regards,

DLJ
 
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Reply #2 - 06/23/20 at 21:07:32
Kentucky Paddler   Ex Member

 
Great; thanks. Already have one happy paddler, so we're on.
 
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Reply #3 - 06/27/20 at 11:02:50
wcopaddler   Ex Member

 
Don't need a shuttle, but I wanted to say I think it's awesome that you've made this offer.  It's things like this that make the 340 family so great!
 
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Reply #4 - 06/28/20 at 09:24:39
mark and brigitte   Ex Member

 
I agree.  Don't need shuttle, but think that yours is a great way to help and really epitomizes the experiences we've had in the 340.
Good luck to all.
 
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Reply #5 - 06/28/20 at 14:33:59
Kentucky Paddler   Ex Member

 
Thanks for the kind words. Ive learned the Midwest is full of great people, and that the cream that crop show up at the 340. Smiley
 
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Reply #6 - 07/29/20 at 16:04:59
Kentucky Paddler   Ex Member

 
I'm not on Facebook, so could someone make this available to Stephen Rose who inquired about a shuttle to the Start about five hours ago. I have got one spot left. Thanks.
 
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