Sea Kayak - Fox Island Circumnavigation


Sea Kayak - Fox Island Circumnavigation

We will launch from the Fox Island Bridge for a clockwise circumnavigation of pretty Fox Island, exploring Tanglewood Island along the way.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 nm
  • Maximum Waves: 1 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1.5 kts

TBA with leader's permission

We will launch and explore tiny Tanglewood (formerly Grave) Island with the non–functioning lighthouse before proceeding on counter clockwise around the island.  Drysuits required.


Fox Island Circumnavigation

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These eight essentials plus The Ten Essentials are required on all sea kayaking trips.  All but the whistle and clothing should be provided with any kayak rental.

  1. Floatation in both ends of the kayak
  2. U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  3. Paddle
  4. Spray skirt
  5. Bilge pump with floatation
  6. Self-rescue paddle float
  7. Waterproof whistle
  8. Appropriate clothing for the conditions encountered seasonally
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