Monthly Archives: September 2015

Brunette River/Sapperton Channel Row. March 31st, 2015.

The tides for the row are:  High high at 5:30am, 2.6m/8.5′; High low at 12:00. 1.3m/4.3′; Low high at 4:45pm, 2.0m/6.6′.  The tide will be outgoing until noon for the row down to the Brunette.  There will not be a … Continue reading

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Siwash Rock Sunset Row. May 31st, 2014.

May 31st, 2014.  A perfect evening to watch the Sunset at Siwash Rock.  Of course being the Urban Oarsman, I will watch from Gwragedd Annwn. The Low low tide was around 2:00pm, .9m/3′ and the High high will be around … Continue reading

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Nicomekl River Row. August 7th, 2015.

The rowing plan for the Nicomekl River is to ride the tide upriver, the low low was at 6:10am, 1.4m/4.6′. The low high is at 12:50pm, 3.2m/10.5′ and then ride the tide/current down, the high low tide is at 5:30pm … Continue reading

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The Urban Oarsman returns to Widgeon Creek again… The Highest water yet. June 5th, 2015.

Yesterday I tried to row in Pitt Marsh.  The water level was too low.  I then went to Grant Narrows to check the water level in the Pitt River.  It was very high.  Today I will see how far up … Continue reading

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Pitt Marsh… The Short Row.

 In Febuary 2015, on the 4th, I rowed Gwragedd Annwn in the Pitt Marsh.  It was a good row and now I want to explore the marsh when everything is growing.  I know that the Fraser and Pitt Rivers are … Continue reading

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The Urban Oarsman goes to Vernon to row in Goose Lake and ends up in Swan Lake instead.

I have a brother in-law who lives in Vernon.  We visit several times a year.  On this trip I decide to take Gwragedd Annwn and row in Goose Lake.  Goose Lake is a little North and West of Vernon.  Goose … Continue reading

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The Spring Equinox Row, March 21st, 2015.

The Equinox row tides:  High at 6:50pm, at 15.4′ with a 6:58 pm sunset.  No need to worry about the tidal current.   The kayakers are getting ready to launch. This is Steve Britten getting into his Kayak.  He took … Continue reading

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Pitt Marsh Winter Row.

The rowing plan is simple…High tide is at Noon, but in the marsh, does it matter?  The tide then drops about a meter (3′) to a low at 8:00pm.   Gwragedd Annwn at the launch point.  There is a gravel … Continue reading

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DeBoville Slough Row

DeBoville Slough is in the city of Coquitlam.  It is North and West up river from where the Alouette enters the Pitt. GPS track of the row.  The rowing plan is to row at the high tide up the slough. … Continue reading

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