Impromptu - Anclote Key - Level 3

  • 07 Mar 2020
  • 9:00 AM
  • Fred Howard Park, Tarpon Springs

Registration

  • 10 miles, open water

Registration is closed

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


Description:
We'll plan to paddle from Fred Howard Park (Tarpon Springs) to Anclote Key, then either up the Gulf side or down to North Three Rooker Bar (depending on conditions and group preference) returning to Fred Howard Park around 2:00.

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

Schedule:   Saturday, March 7th. Meet at 9:00 and be GONE by 9:30.

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 3, distance about 10 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.

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



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