If you go
Yonkers Paddling and Rowing Club, 19 Alexander St., Yonkers, New York, yprc.org
The next Manhattan Circumnavigation, determined by favorable tides, is tentatively set for Aug. 4, 2018. Application details will be available after April 1 at the Yonkers Paddling and Rowing Club website. Entry fee is $80.
Kayakers must paddle a decked sea kayak 14 feet or longer; be experienced in open water; be able to paddle 14 miles or more; paddle with a spray skirt; and attest they can perform a “wet exit” and an assisted rescue if they capsize. A limited number of rental kayaks are available. Overnight kayak storage is available for a fee.