The kayaker is Steve Fagin (reporter/blogger for "the Day" newspaper). He teamed up with David Fasulo (of Exsex Adventures, Essex, CT )in Middletown, CT, who had kayaked the CT river from Agawam Massachusetts (Pynchon Point) to Middletwon. David Crossed the MA/CT border about 6:15am and arrived in Middletown at about 12:00. Steve and David arrived in Old Saybrook, CT at about 6:15pm. According to the GPS it was 67.8 miles from Agawam to Old Saybrook.
For photo of David Fasulo/kayak Click Here - http://www.pbase.com/image/134111966
For Photo of the two kayakers Click Here - http://www.pbase.com/image/134112140
This photo was taken at the Connecticut Launch Pier at Old Saybrook. This is on the Connecticut River just up from where it flows into Long Island Sound.
Connecticut Launch Pier at Old Saybrook. This is on the Connecticut River just up from where it flows into Long Island Sound.