Impromptu - Fort DeSoto - Level III

  • 17 Mar 2018
  • 8:30 AM
  • Leader will provide to registrants


  • An advanced paddle in open waters.

Registration is closed

When: Saturday 17th March 2018, meet at 8:30 AM, to paddle at 9 AM

Where: Ft De Soto, Park fee $5 or annual pass.  

Trip leader: John Marek, 813 961 5650,

Description: Paddle will be about 8 to 10 miles in off-shore waters depending on conditions.

Location: TBA.  Leader will provide put-in to registrants

Schedule: Saturday March 10th 2018 at 8:30 to paddle when all who have registered arrive. Off Water around 1:30 PM

Difficulty: Level III. Skills for this level are required. Please review what the skills are ..confirm you have the requirement ( roll not necessary )

Distance: 8 to 10 miles

Required : Kayaks 16ft min, fore and after hatches, full deck lines, spry skirt, PFD (no inflatable please ), pump, tow rope

What to bring: H20, Eats, hat and sun screen

NOAA Saturday forecast

Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.

See the Skills Self Assessment Chart on the web site and contact the leader with any questions. Please register (and cancel) on the web site or RSVP to the trip leader to allow notification of any changes.

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