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Cartwright to Black Tickle / Domino. Notes.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Ed note: Cartwright is accessible by ferry, air and road; I don’t know about access to other communities in the area.
Route description: Cartwright, Deadmans Island, Hare Islands, Cartwright Island, Curlew Head, Grady Island, Table Bay, (Devils Lookout Island and Quakers Hat), Sand Hill Cove, Cape Creep, White Point, Indian Tickle, Rocky Bay, Black Tickle and Domino (boat egress from both?).
Ed note: A much less informative source for this Route is Murphy, Dan; Jim Price and Kevin Redmond. Canyons, Coves and Coastal Waters; Choice Canoe and Kayak Routes of Newfoundland and Labrador. Breakwater, St John’s (1996). Chapter title Cartwright to Black Tickle.
Title at source: Sandwich Bay to Cartwright to Domino.

Cartwright to Sandwich Bay and Porcupine Strand; return. Notes.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Ed note: Cartwright is accessible by ferry, air and road; I don’t know about access to other communities in the area.
Route description: Cartwright, Sandwich Bay (with access to White Bear, Eagle and Paradise Rivers), Main Tickle Point, North River (mouth and community), North River Point and Porcupine Strand (Ed note: The source map shows Porcupine Strand as lying north of Cape Porcupine, whereas Toporama shows it as lying south), Packs Harbour (on Big Packs Harbour Island); return.
Title at source: Sandwich Bay to Cartwright to Domino.

Happy Valley / Goose Bay to Cartwright. Online,
Source: Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador library.
Author: Richard Learning.
Route description: Mud Lake Road, Churchill River, Point Epinette Island, Kiniriakak Point, Hares Ears, Place Point, Frenchman Point, English River, Trout Point, Stag Island, Rogolet, Lester’s Point, Turner’s Bight, Cranford Harbour, Groswater Bay, Snook’s Cove, Cuff Harbour, West Bay, Paradise Point, Woolfrey’s Brook, Cape Porcupine, Pigeon Island, Sandy Point, Table Hill Bay Cove, Cartwright.
Title at source: Kayaking Labrador’s South Coast – … Cartwright.
http://www.kayakers.nf.ca/sea_kayaking/ ... 2002a.html

Makkovik to Rigolet. Online, ALLAN
Source: Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador library.
Author: Paul Pigott.
Route description: Makkovik, Old House Cove, White Point, Ford’s Bight, Strawberry Head, Nipper Cove, Wild Bight, Pamiadluk Point, October Harbour, Manak Island, Stag Bay, Dog Island, Tuchialic, (group couldn’t find Tilt Cove Portage to Shipuk Bay), Cape Harrison, Jigger Tickle, Grave Bay, Ragged Islands, Wreck Cove, False Cape, Sloop Cove, Big Brook, Byron Bay, Cape Rouge, Aliak Bight, Dog’s Nose, Rattler’s Bight, Black Island, Long Point, Rigolet.
http://www.kayakers.nf.ca/sea_kayaking/ ... tt2006.htm

Mud Lake. Online, ALLAN
Source: Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador library.
Author: Ted Ostrowski.
Route description (loop trip): Goose Bay, Mud Lake settlement, Mud Lake, up river and return.
http://www.kayakers.nf.ca/sea_kayaking/ ... lake1.html

Nain, Port Manvers Run, Village Bay; return. Notes.
Source: Murphy, Dan; Jim Price and Kevin Redmond. Canyons, Coves and Coastal Waters; Choice Canoe and Kayak Routes of Newfoundland and Labrador. Breakwater, St John’s (1996).
Route description: Nain (air and ferry access), Port Manvers (not Manverse) Run north to Village Bay (not a settlement according to Toporama); option to continue north (totally exposed route, not documented) before returning to Nain.

Nain Bay archipelago. Notes.
Source: Murphy, Dan; Jim Price and Kevin Redmond. Canyons, Coves and Coastal Waters; Choice Canoe and Kayak Routes of Newfoundland and Labrador. Breakwater, St John’s (1996).
Route description: Nain, through the Nain Bay archipelago; places mentioned are Hillsbury Island and Paul Island.

Nain; south to Voisey’s Bay and Davis Inlet. Notes.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Places mentioned: Nain (air and ferry access), Paul Island, Ten Mile Bay, Tabor Island, Kamarsuk, Voisey’s Bay, Zoar, Davis Inlet (ferry service).
Title at source: Nain to Voiseys Bay to Davis Inlet.

Nain area. Return Routes west and north of Nain. Notes.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Route descriptions:
1. Nain (air and ferry access), Nain Bay, Fraser River, Tasisuak Lake; return.
2. Nain, Tikkoatokak Bay, Kingurutik Lake; return.
3. Nain, Webb Bay, Port Manvers Run, Man of War Brook, Mount Thoresby and Village Bay; return. An alternative to the Port Manvers run passes through the islands (Black Island and Dog Island are mentioned explicitly) east of South Aulatsivik Island. The exposed continuation northward to the Kiglapait mountains is mentioned but not documented.
Title at source: Tasisuak Lake to Kingurutik Lake to Port Manvers Run to Nain Bay Loop.

Nunainguak Bay. Online,
Source: Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador library.
Author: Paul Pigott.
Route description (loop trip): West from Nain and return.
Title at source: A Failed Trip up Nunainguak.
http://www.kayakers.nf.ca/sea_kayaking/ ... gott1.html

Port Hope Simpson, Alexis Bay and Gilbert Bay. Notes.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Places mentioned: Port Hope Simpson (Rte 510), Alexis Bay, Dark Tickle (and Island), Bar Tickle, Bobs Duck Island, Shinnies River, Gilbert Bay, Peckham Cove, Fishing Ships Harbour, Winter Tickle, Parsons Tickle, Ship Harbour, Occasional Harbour, Georges Cove, Williams Harbour, Williams Harbour Run, Main Tickle, Lazyman Island, Danes Pond.
Title at source: Port Hope Simpson: Alexis Bay to Gilbert Bay.

Red Bay Harbour. Online,
Source: Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador library.
Author: Brian Newhook.
Red Bay National Historic Site.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/nl/redbay/index_E.asp
Route description (loop trip): Red Bay, Saddle Island, Penney Island, Boney Shore, Red Bay.
http://www.kayakers.nf.ca/sea_kayaking/ ... redbay.htm

Strait of Belle Isle. L’Anse-au-Clair to Red Bay. Notes.
Pinware River Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/parks/park ... index.html
Red Bay National Historic Site.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/nl/redbay/index.aspx
http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/nl/redbay/natcul/histo.aspx
http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/nl/redbay/edu.aspx
http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/nl/redbay/n ... asque.aspx
http://www.labradorcoastaldrive.com/home/35
http://www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/PlacesToGo/RedBay
http://www.explorenewfoundlandandlabrad ... c-site.htm
etc.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Route description: Blanc-Sablon (QC) by air or ferry, Rte 510 to L’Anse-au-Clair settlement; Forteau Point, Forteau, Crow Head, L’Anse-Amour, Pointe Amour, L’Anse au Loup, Red Cliffs, L’Anse-au-Diable, Capstan Island, Cape Diable, West St Modeste, Pinware and Pinware River Provincial Park, Nelly Island, Back Cove Point, Stump Cove, Shoal Cove Point, Red Bay (bay and settlement) and Rte 510.
Title at source: Labrador Straits.

Strait of Belle Isle. Red Bay to Lodge Bay. Notes.
Battle Harbour National Historic Site and District.
http://www.battleharbour.com/home/
http://www.battleharbour.com/home/16
http://www.battleharbour.com/home/6
http://www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/Pla ... l/10129647
http://www.explorenewfoundlandandlabrad ... strict.htm
etc.
Ed notes:
1. Much of the Route is exposed.
2. Battle Harbour is located near the east end of Great Caribou Island, which lies to the east of St Charles Channel, Caribou Run and Lodge Bay.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Route description: Red Bay (by Rte 510 or by ferry or by paddle from L’Anse-au-Clair), Capstan Cove Point, Wiseman Head, Black Bay, Barge Point and Barge Bay, Wreck Bay and Wreck Point, Woody Cove, York Point, Chateau Bay, Henley Harbour (ferry), Grenville Point, Ragged Point, Bad Bay, Shapes Harbour, St Peter Head and St Peter Bay, Table Head, Pleasure Harbour, Kennedy Head and Kennedy Bight, Niger Sound, Cape St Charles, The Lodge, Lodge Bay and Rte 510.
Title at source: Red Bay to Lodge Bay.

Strait of Belle Isle and Labrador Sea. Lodge Bay to Fox Harbour and St Lewis. Notes.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Places mentioned: Lodge Bay (Rte 510), Mary’s Harbour (Rte 510), Battle Harbour, Indian Cove (west end of Great Caribou Island), Cape St Charles, Trap Cove, Gunnen Island, St Lewis Inlet, Deer Harbour, Port Marnham, Fox Harbour (road access/egress) and St Lewis.
Title at source: Mary’s Harbour to St. Lewis Inlet to St. Lewis Sound.