Gulf Pier at Ft Desoto to Egmont Key Level III

  • 12 Mar 2016
  • 9:00 AM
  • Gulf Pier parking lot - Fort Desoto Park


Registration is closed
Trip Leader: Therese Eby

Meet 9am at Gulf Pier parking lot.  Launch 9:30 am just before slack tide. Approximately 8 miles round trip with 2 miles exposed channel crossing. Possible eddy lines and wind waves that require bracing/sculling skills.  We will paddle counterclockwise around Egmont Key, landing on a beach there, then returning on the <1.5 knot flood current.  

Boats must have flotation/sealed bulkheads. Be able to maintain >3mph pace. Wear USCG approved PFD. Bring food, water, hat, sunscreen, whistle. $5 park entry fee, unless you have an annual pass.

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