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The Prince George Citizen - - SCIENCE -

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.

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