Circumnavigate Anclote Key - Level III

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


  • Launch from Fred Howard Park to circumnavigate Anclote Key

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Fed Howard Park to Circumnavigate Anclote Key


Trip leader : Phil Sheesley 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.

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 on the web site or RSVP to the trip leader to allow notification of any changes.

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