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Connyak Paddle Descriptions The following descriptions are for the “usual routes” often taken on Connyak Paddles. Wind, weather and tides are important considerations in choosing a route and many alternate routes are available from these locations. It is suggested that the reader follow along with the narrative on a chart. All distances listed are approximate for the round trip and do not consider any “wandering” that would add to the distance.

Esker to Stonington

  • From the launch proceed south and then east across West Cove until you reach the Light House at the tip of Noank.
  • Continue East, with Ram Island on your right. Follow the shoreline, passing Quambaug Cove and Lord’s Point.
  • Ahead, note the seawall guarding Stonington Harbor.
  • Pass between the seawall and the shore, then turn North into Stonington Harbor.
  • Lunch spot is at the North end, beach along rail tracks.
  • Approximately 13.5 miles.

Overview of Typical Paddle Route Click on the link for an Interactive Map