Stolen Gear Alert: Huge Break-in at Northwest Outdoor Center

Friday, 15 July 2011

Northwest Outdoor Center LogoI saw this posted by Sea Kayaker Magazine on the old Facebook so I wanted to pass it along just in case you hadn’t seen it.

This really sucks. Recently Northwest Outdoor Center had 23 Werner paddles and 10 Kokatat dry suits stolen. Obviously the thieves will try to move the goods. The cops have a feeling the stuff has left the area, but if you see good deals on Craigs List or your favourite paddling message board, be aware. Please contact the Seattle Police Dept or NWOC, [email protected]?com 206-281-96?94.[/blockquote]

Update: User, irened over on the Professor Paddle forum posted an update with a bit more information about what was taken:

[blockquote]Yes it was a break-in, after the July 4th fireworks I guess.  Herbie said the suits (12 actually) were 3 cobalt and 4 mango Gortex, and 5 blue Tropos, all men's except for one - plus the 23 paddles.  Thanks again![/blockquote]

David Johnston

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David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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