in the Sarasota Area
Sarasota is the home of the 2017 World Rowing Chamionship
Rowing and Sculling Trails Map for Sarasota & Manatee County Waters
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In Sarasota & Manatee Counties there are miles and miles of Rowable Waters. A true rowers paradise with both protected and open Water Ways, all surrounded by nature.
The two counties offer all options from Coastal Waters of the Gulf of Mexico to Sarasota Bay, Little Sarasota Bay, Manatee River & Lakes, Braden River, Myakka- River & Lake to the FIRA Regatta Course of Nathan Benderson Park.
For more details and destinations consult literature available at the Visitors Bureaus. An excellent source of information and maps is the Guide to Sarasota’s Kayak & Canoe Trails (by Sarasota County Parks & Recreation). Rowers, Kayakers and Canoeists share the same waters and similar interests – Discover & Explore in silent & human powered watercraft.
Wild life along the shore lines and in the water - Rowers and Scullers are aware of the habitat around. With limited view forward paying attention to wildlife and.. potential obstacles alike.
Public Accesses to Boating
- all very well marked
- all have ample parking
- many also offer facilities
- more detailed information available in Guide to Sarasota’s Kayak & Canoe Trails