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Socials and Club Meetings

    • 09/11/2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Winter Park Village Ale House (corner of Lee Rd & Hwy 17/92)

    Please join us for Orlando Ski and Travel Club's September social.

    Socials are held every 2nd Wednesday at the Miller's Winter Park Village Ale House 6-8 pm.

    Visit our  Meetup site to let us know if you plan to attend.  

    Miller's Winter Park Ale House

    • 09/27/2019
    • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

       BIOLUMINESCENCE clear kayak tour  

    Friday, 9/27/19  7:30 pm - approx. 9:30 pm

    Event leader: Steve Sovich    407-929-0132   OSCStevo@gmail.com

     Kayaking is one of the most up-close ways to experience dinoflagellate bioluminescence (dino bio). And with clear-bottom kayaks, the experience is more immersive than ever! Now you can observe not only the blue swirls off your paddle but rushing under your feet. The momentum of the kayak gives the appearance millions of shooting stars soaring under you, and fish darting under you are like underwater fireworks. And if you’re lucky, you may even see a dolphin or manatee glide gracefully beneath.

    Why clear bottom kayaks?  These are a finely crafted and mesmerizing new model of kayak. The Innovex material is not glass, but a highly durable plastic composite, like the overhead cock pits of fighter jets. The clear-bottom kayak doesn’t simply lay a window panel under you, but rather a fully formed inlay of Innovex that allows water (and so bioluminescence) to rise around you, preserving the full experience without compromising paddler safety.  See A Day Away’s video in clear kayaks: https://www.adayawaykayaktours.com/webapp/p/324/clear-kayak-bioluminescence-tour

     For those interested we’ll meet at Dixie Crossroads at 5:00 for dinner (at your own expense).  RSVP for dinner to OSCStevo@gmail.com

    We’ll meet at 7:30 PM at Beacon 42 launch point.  A Day Away Kayak outfitters will provide our clear kayaks, paddles and personal flotation devices and will have guides to provide instruction and lead us on our 1.5 hour adventure (no experience necessary). For more information, see:  https://www.adayawaykayaktours.com/webapp/p/324/clear-kayak-bioluminescence-tour

     Cost:  $70 per person (2 paddlers per kayak) Includes tax and gratuity

    Bring: water shoes, towels, snacks, water, quick dry clothes and bug spray

    Register: on OSTC website!  You do NOT have to be a member of our club to join us.  Non-members sign up on MeetUp and send in $70 check payable to:  Orlando Ski and Travel Club and mail to:  LeeAnne Trimble, PO Box 547292, Orlando, FL 32854. 

    All payments MUST BE RECEIVED by Thursday, September 19th!




LOCATIONS of Social Events

1251 Lee Road Winter Park, FL 32789

Millers Winter Park Village Ale House 321-214-1505

Dubsdread, 549 West Par Street, Orlando, FL 32804

Dubsdread Golf Course 407-650-0100

2950 Aloma Ave Winter Park, FL 32792

Winter Club Indoor Ski & Snowboard 407-618-1123

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