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Impromptu - Fred Howard Park to Circumnavigate Anclote Key - Level III

  • 23 May 2018
  • 8:30 AM
  • Fred Howard Park, end of the causeway, north parking lot

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  • An advanced paddle around Anclote Key

Registration is closed

Impromptu trip: not on newsletter calendar

Trip leader : Phil Sheesley philsheesley@hotmail.com 813-695-7395

Description: We'll plan to paddle from Fred Howard Park (Tarpon Springs) to circumnavigate Anclote Key, returning to Fred Howard Park around 2:00. Decision to circumnavigate will depend on weather conditions that morning.

Location: Fred Howard Park, end of the causeway, north parking lot

Schedule: Wednesday, May 23rd. Meet at 8:30 and be GONE by 9:00

Additional information: There is a $5 Parking Fee if you don’t have a Pinellas Parks Annual Pass. No water connections for boat cleaning. Bring lunch/snack, lots of drink, and sunscreen. Dress appropriately for water temperature

Difficulty: Level III, distance about 12 miles in open water, may be choppy, MUST have solid open water skills and maintain 4 – 4.5 mph pace for the duration of this paddle. (See Skills Self Assessment Chart link below for level assignment)

Required: Sea kayak at least 15' with water-tight bulkheads, decklines, and spray deck; no inflatable PFDs. Bring lots of water/sports drink, lunch, sunscreen.

Must register (and cancel) on the web site or RSVP to the trip leader to allow notification of any changes.

http://www.tbsk.club/resources/Documents/Skills_Assessment-_Chart_March_2017.pdf


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