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Chris got a new boat

We got a new Fluid Do-it-now for Chris. It is a size medium. Took it for a maiden voyage on the Upper New River on the Glade Creek to Grandview Sandbar section. We were joined by Chuck and Nancy Brabec and Dan Waller. It was a gorgeous day. The water was warm but a bit low, about 2 1/2 feet on the Thurmond gauge. We had a head wind most of the trip.

The boat performed well. Chris was able to keep up much better than with a ducky. She did find a hidden rock and had a brief but uneventful swim at Quinnimont rapid.

Photos are posted in the Paddling gallery.