Wednesday Night Paddle

RATING - Beginner SK2 (click on link to see rating info), Night Trip, approx 5-8 miles, Medium Speed


This trip tends to have flat water, currents up to about 2MPH under some bridges, and can sometimes have brisk winds, though we usually pick a sheltered route on windy nights.


LOCATION & DESCRIPTION - This trip launches from George English Park (the park at the corner of Sunrise and Bayview Drive, across from the Galleria) and has about a dozen possible routes depending on wind and current. This trip can be as long (or short) as we feel like making it! Snacks/dinner afterwards sometimes, location TBD.


PARKING - FREE at the Tennis Center - don't park in the metered area, there are occasionally break-ins over there.  Don't park in the spaces reserved for Tennis Center, though it's OK to pull in briefly to offload.


LAUNCH - The launch is from a flat rocky beach near the Tennis Center toward the north side of the park.


KAYAK RENTALS - Kayak rentals are not available for this trip.


GEAR - BASICS plus NIGHT TIME GEAR. Please visit the GEAR page link for specifics!

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  • greg

    there was a gentleman last night that wanted to learn how to do a deep water re entry erica is having a class on exactly that the 27'th i strongly suggest you take advantage of this she''ll teach you the right way to go about it

    October 10, 2013

    • Pinchos H.

      Gregg, thanks, it is PJ Hecht and I signed up with my wife for the class, thanks again, PJ

      October 10, 2013

    • greg

      you'll enjoy that i always hear good things abouy erica's classes ps you should put a picture of yourself with your profile so folks can figure out who's who

      October 11, 2013

  • Daniel F.

    I've retired my kayak until the first of the year.

    October 3, 2013

    • Kayak E.

      Hope you are feeling better soon :)

      October 4, 2013

    • Daniel F.

      Thanks Erica, my surgery date is Oct 17 and recovery is about 2 months. I'm hoping to be back the first of the year. Miss you guys.

      1 · October 4, 2013

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