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 may be reserved for this trip, and will be delivered to the site for your convenience. Please visit the outfitter's Rentals page for reservation and prepayment details. Reservations should be made at least 24 hours in advance to ensure there's a boat on site for you.
GEAR - BASICS plus NIGHT TIME GEAR. Please visit the GEAR page link for specifics!