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Impromptu - Fort DeSoto - Level II PLUS

  • 14 Jul 2018
  • 8:30 AM
  • Ft. De Soto Arrow Head picnic area

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  • an intermediate to advanced paddle

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When: 14 July 2018 8:30 AM, EDT

Where: Ft De Soto, Arrow Head Picnic Aera

Trip leader : John Marek,  tampajohn@gmail.com,  813-951 5650

Description: Circumnavigation of Mullet Key

Location: Ft. De Soto Arrow Head picnic area

Schedule: Saturday , July 14th. 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. Bring lunch/snack, lots of H2O , sunscreen and hat. We will plan to eat lunch on a beach and allow some time for skills .. off water around 1:30.

Difficulty: Level II PLUS , distance about 10 miles MOL.

NEED solid bracing skill .. be able to paddle in a rip current. Rounding Fishing Pier will be bumpy .. maintain 3.5 mph pace for the duration of this paddle.

See Skills Self Assessment Chart link below for level assignment

Required: Sea kayak at least 16' with fore and aft water-tight bulkheads, decklines, and spray skirt ; no inflatable PFDs please

RSVP allow notification of any changes.

See the Skills Self Assessment Chart on the web site and contact the leader with any questions:

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



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