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Ed note: Another post grew to more than 60,000 characters and had to be split.
Part 1, describing Inland Routes in all four subregions, plus Coastal Routes in the Placentia Bay subregion, is posted at
http://www.myccr.com/phpbbforum/viewtop ... 03&t=34185
This post describes Coastal Routes (only) in the Fortune Bay, Hermitage Bay and West subregions.

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Coastal Routes

Fortune Bay subregion.
Definition. From Cape May west to Pass Island.
Specific inclusions. West side of the Burin Peninsula and Fortune Bay (including Bay de l’Eau),

Fortune Bay subregion. Information.
Fortune Bay.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortune_Bay
https://www.google.com/search?q=fortune ... 66&bih=675
http://www.oldandsold.com/articles11/ne ... d-11.shtml
Bay de l’Eau.
http://mapcarta.com/24277184
http://www.viewweather.com/w607337-weat ... rador.html
http://www.roadsidethoughts.com/nl/bay- ... nearby.htm
http://travelingluck.com/North+America/ ... 27Eau.html
Belle Harbour.
http://mapcarta.com/24141324
http://travelingluck.com/North+America/ ... rbour.html
Burin Peninsula.
Please consult the entry in the Placentia Bay subregion.
Cape Roger.
Ed note: Stub only.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Roger
http://www.yr.no/place/canada/newfoundl ... %20island/
http://travelingluck.com/North+America/ ... Roger.html
https://www.google.com/search?q=Cape+ro ... 66&bih=675
English Harbour East.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Harbour_East
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/canf0077
https://www.google.com/search?q=English ... 66&bih=675
Fortune.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortune,_N ... d_Labrador
http://www.townoffortune.ca/
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/canf0087
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQZyXivvnDs
https://www.google.com/search?q=Fortune ... 66&bih=675
Gallows Harbour.
http://travelingluck.com/North+America/ ... rbour.html
http://www.yr.no/place/canada/newfoundl ... %20island/
http://www.mbendi.com/a_sndmsg/facility.asp?I=1938620
http://www.satelliteview.co/?lid=6055700_CA_HHBR_05
Grand Bank.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Bank
http://www.townofgrandbank.com/
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/canf0101
https://www.google.com/search?q=grand+b ... 66&bih=675
Grand John.
Location: 9 km west of St Bernard’s.
Ed note: I’m unsure whether the following link refers to the Grand John of the trip report below.
https://www.google.com/search?q=Grand+J ... 66&bih=675
Pool’s Cove.
Location: Fortune Bay.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pool%27s_Cove
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/canf0207
http://www.lanephotography.com/south_co ... ove_01.htm
https://www.google.com/search?q=Pool%E2 ... 66&bih=675
Point Rosie (Point Enragée).
http://www.mun.ca/mha/resettlement/point_rosie_1.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point_Enra ... d_Labrador
http://www.townofgarnish.com/point_rosie_page.htm
https://www.google.com/search?q=Point+R ... 66&bih=675
Rencontre East and Rencontre Islands.
Location: Top end of Fortune Bay.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rencontre_East
http://www.tw.gov.nl.ca/ferryservices/s ... contr.html
http://ngb.chebucto.org/Articles/sta-recontre.shtml
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/canf0225
https://www.google.com/search?q=Rencont ... 66&bih=675
http://www.mbendi.com/a_sndmsg/facility.asp?I=1948745
http://mapcarta.com/24584474
Saint Pierre and Miquelon.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Pierre_and_Miquelon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of ... d_Miquelon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_ ... d_Miquelon
http://www.st-pierre-et-miquelon.com/english/index.php
http://www.tourisme-saint-pierre-et-miquelon.com/en/
http://wikitravel.org/en/Saint-Pierre_and_Miquelon
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/cou ... 562487.stm
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/canada/newf ... d-miquelon
St Bernard’s and Jacques Fontaine.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Bernar ... s_Fontaine
http://www.explorenewfoundlandandlabrad ... ntaine.htm
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/canf0248
https://www.google.com/search?q=St+Bern ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.


English Harbour East, Long Harbour Fjord, Pool’s Cove. Notes.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Route description: Rte 211, Grand Le Pierre, English Harbour East, Fortune Bay, Western Head, Western Rock Shoal, Black Point Shoal, Petticoat Island, Shag Rock, Friar Head, Anderson’s Cove; side trip up Long Harbour Fjord to mouth of Long Harbour River; Long Harbour Point, Stone’s Cove, Woody Head, Mal Bay, Rencontre East, Rencontre Islands, Belle Harbour, Lally Cove settlement, East Bay, East Bay Head, North Bay and mouth of Bay du Nord River, Pool’s Cove (road access/egress via Rte 362).
Title at source: Fortune Bay: English Harbour East to Pool’s Cove to Long Harbour Fiord.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Fortune area; Point May, Grand Bank. Notes.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Route 1: Fortune, Fortune Head, Dantzic Point, Point Crewe, Point May.
Route 2: Fortune or Long Point, L’Anse à Paul, Grand Bank Head, Grand Bank.
Title at source: Marystown to Burin Boot.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Point May to St Pierre and Miquelon. Notes.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Title at source: Point May to St. Pierre to Miquelon: Kayak to France in a Day or Less!
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Point Rosie, Grand John, St Bernard’s. Online, Journal, Photos, Map.
Source: Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador library.
Author: Craig Grandy.
Route description: Garnish (by road), longliner to Point Rosie. Paddle past Wood Cove, Peltry Barasway, Grand Jersey Head, Grand Jersey Cove, Grand John Point, Grand John, Langue de Cerf Point, St Bernard’s.
Title at source: A Trip to Grand John.
http://www.kayakers.nf.ca/sea_kayaking/ ... y2004.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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Hermitage Bay subregion.
Definition. Pass Island to near François.
Specific inclusions. Hermitage Bay, Bay d’Espoir and Bonne Bay, Facheux Bay, Hare Bay, Rencontre Bay, Chaleur Bay, François Bay.

Hermitage Bay subregion. Information.
Hermitage Bay.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermitage_Bay
http://mapcarta.com/24294068
https://www.google.com/search?q=hermita ... 66&bih=675
Bay d’Espoir.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bay_d%27Espoir
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/canf0172
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/ ... ay-despoir
https://www.google.com/search?q=Bay+d%2 ... 66&bih=675
Furby’s Cove.
http://mapcarta.com/24263236
http://www.roadsidethoughts.com/nl/furb ... rofile.htm
http://travelingluck.com/North+America/ ... +Cove.html
https://www.google.com/search?q=Furby%E ... 66&bih=675
Gaultois.
http://www3.nf.sympatico.ca/ed.simms/
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/canf0097
https://www.google.com/search?q=gaultoi ... 66&bih=675
Stub.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaultois
Hermitage.
http://www.hermitage-sandyville.ca/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermitage-Sandyville
https://www.google.com/search?q=hermita ... 66&bih=675
McCallum.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCallum,_ ... d_Labrador
http://www.cbc.ca/nl/features/mccallum/
https://www.google.com/search?q=McCallu ... 66&bih=675
http://www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/the ... sArticle/2
Milltown-Head of Bay d'Espoir.
Stub.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milltown-H ... d%27Espoir
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/canf0172
http://www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/pla ... ail/212131
https://www.google.com/search?q=Head+of ... 66&bih=675
Piccaire.
Stub.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piccaire,_ ... d_Labrador
http://mapcarta.com/24553670
http://travelingluck.com/North%20Americ ... caire.html
http://www.roadsidethoughts.com/nl/piccaire-profile.htm
http://pushthrough.tripod.com/backtopiccaire/
https://www.google.com/search?q=Piccair ... 66&bih=675
Pushthrough.
http://www.mun.ca/mha/resettlement/pushthrough_1.php
http://www.roadsidethoughts.com/nl/push ... rofile.htm
St Alban’s.
http://www.stalbans.ca/
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/canf0246
http://tides.mobilegeographics.com/locations/6062.html
https://www.google.com/search?q=st+alba ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Gaultois, Little Passage, Raymond Point, Gaultois. Online, Journal, Notes, Photos, Maps.
Source: Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador library.
Author: Paul Delaney.
Route description (loop trip): Gaultois (by ferry from Hermitage), east then north through Little Passage, The Matchems, Seal Nest Cove, Maria Cove, Deer Cove, Raymond Point, Seal Nest Cove, L’Anse à Flamme, Gaultois, ferry to Hermitage.
Title at source: Gaultois Passage Report.
http://www.kayakers.nf.ca/sea_kayaking/ ... eport.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

McCallum, Gaultois and Hermitage Bay. Notes.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Ed notes: Ferry access by McCallum and Gaultois.
Ed note: Road access by Bay d’Espoir and Furby’s Cove, as follows.
1. Bay d’Espoir: Rte 360, Rte 361, find launch point; among others, possibles look to be Head of Bay d’Espoir and St Alban’s (perhaps closest to the ocean).
2. Furby’s Cove: Rte 360, Rte 364, secondary road; from there, it is a ~6 km paddle to Gaultois.
Route description, Bay d’Espoir to McCallum: Bay d’Espoir, Roti Point and Bay, Lampidoes Passage, Margery Head, Northwest Cove, Pomley Cove, Fish Point and Western Head, Goblin Head, Great Jervis Head and Island, Dawson Point and Pushthrough (community?), Bonne Bay Head, McCallum (ferry stop).
Route description, Bay d’Espoir to Gaultois: Bay d’Espoir, Riches Island, Raymond Point and Long Island, Day Point, Little Passage, The Matchems (islands) and L’Anse à Flamme, Gimlet Point, Margery Head, Gaultois (ferry stop).
Route 1, Gaultois to McCallum: Gaultois, Little Passage, Raymond Point (Long Island), Green Point, crossing, Great Jervis Island, Dawson Point and Pushthrough (community?), Bonne Bay Head, McCallum (ferry stop).
Route 2, south shore of Long Island: Gaultois, Pickerie (Piccaire at Toporama?) Harbour, Round Harbour and Little Bay (east of Sam Hitches Harbour); return.
Route 3, North Bay side trip: Goblin Head (from either Bay d’Espoir or Gaultois), Northern Arm, Raymond Island, North Bay (fjord), Indian Point, mouth of Bay d’Espoir Brook; return.
Route 4, Bois Island area side trip: Raymond Point (or Isle Galet), Snooks Harbour, Copper Head.
Title at source: Bay d’Espoir to McCallum to Gaultois.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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West subregion.
Definition. From near François to Channel - Port aux Basques.
Specific inclusions. East to west sort: François, Grey River, Ramea, Burgeo, Grand Bruit, La Poile, Rose Blanche - Harbour le Cou, Grandy Sound, Burnt Islands, Isle aux Morts, Margaree, Channel - Port aux Basques.

West subregion. Information.
Burgeo.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burgeo
http://www.burgeonl.com/
https://www.google.com/search?q=burgeo& ... 66&bih=675
http://route480.com/
Grand Bruit.
Location: Between Burgeo and La Poile.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Brui ... d_Labrador
http://www.bbsict.ca/grbrt.html
http://www.explorenewfoundlandandlabrad ... -bruit.htm
https://www.google.com/search?q=Grand+B ... 66&bih=675
La Poile and La Poile Bay.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Poile,_ ... d_Labrador
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2007/ ... hotography
http://gowesternnewfoundland.com/explor ... /la-poile/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Poile_Bay
http://tides.mobilegeographics.com/locations/3228.html
http://www.tide-forecast.com/locations/ ... sts/latest
Ramea.
http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Ramea-Is ... eo-NF-3366
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/canf0222
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramea
http://www.ramea.ca/
http://www.tw.gov.nl.ca/ferryservices/s ... ramea.html
http://theindependent.ca/2011/07/26/the ... -of-ramea/
https://www.google.com/search?q=Ramea&h ... 66&bih=675
Rencontre Island.
http://mapcarta.com/24584472
http://travelingluck.com/North+America/ ... sland.html
http://www.mbendi.com/a_sndmsg/facility.asp?I=1945173
Rose Blanche - Harbour le Cou.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rose_Blanc ... our_le_Cou
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/canf0231
http://www.roseblanchelighthouse.ca/
http://www.tripadvisor.ca/Attraction_Re ... rador.html
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2qwoe ... OLtTqxQ-vA
http://www.explorenewfoundlandandlabrad ... -lecou.htm
https://www.google.com/search?q=Rose+Bl ... 66&bih=675
Sandbanks Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/parks/parks/p_sp/index.html
http://www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/pla ... l/10540138
https://www.google.com/search?q=sandban ... 66&bih=675
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Burgeo area. Aaron Arm, Big Barasway; Bay du Loup; Rencontre Island. Notes.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Route description, west trip: Rte 480, Burgeo, Aaron Arm, The Canal, Grandy Brook mouth, Barasway Bay, Big Barasway; return.
Route description, east trip: ... , Aldridge’s Pond (not found at Toporama; Aldridge Head is at the east end of Greenhill Island), Bay du Loup; return.
Route description, south trip: ... , Rencontre Island and others.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Burgeo area. Aaron Arm, Green Island, Coombes Island. Online, Journal, Photos, Map.
Source: Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador library.
Author: Brain Newhook.
Route description (loop trip): Aaron Arm, First Arm, Green Island, Cornelius Island, Grip Head, Coombes Island.
http://www.kayakers.nf.ca/sea_kayaking/ ... burgeo.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Burgeo area. Aaron Arm, Big Barasway, Rencontre Island, Long Reach. Online, Journal, Notes, Photos.
Source: Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador library.
Author: Richard Alexander.
Route description: Aaron Arm, The Canal, Big Barasway, Rencontre Island, Boar Island, Aldridge’s Pond, Long Reach, walk to Aaron Arm; Sandbanks PP.
Title at source: Burgeo: The Pearl of the Newfoundland’s South Coast.
Ed note: I couldn’t follow the route description, partly because Toporama shows two bodies of water named Aaron Arm, a km apart.
http://www.kayakers.nf.ca/sea_kayaking/ ... nder1.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Burgeo area. Online, Notes, Photos.
Source: Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador library.
Author: Kevin Redmond.
Descriptive article from Newfoundland Sportsman, Vol 10, No 4, pp 44-46, July/August 2000.
Title at source: Burgeo and Beyond by Sea Kayak.
http://www.kayakers.nf.ca/sea_kayaking/ ... eyond.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Burgeo area. Online, Photos, Map.
Location: “Burgeo”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: pthcamel.
Route description (“5.3 miles”): Day trip southeast of Burgeo, from Rte 480.
Title at source: Burgeo Paddle.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1265767
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Burgeo to François. Notes.
Ed note: Hazardous route.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Route description: Burgeo, Bay du Loup crossing, Bay du Loup Point, Salmon Net Head (Red Island), White Bear Bay and White Island; optional crossing to Ramea (area is a paddling destination itself) and ferry stop ; Bear Head, Fox Island, Bay de Vieux crossing, Grey River Point and Grey River (settlement and ferry stop), Gulch Cove, Dorton Head, Black Head, La Hune Bay and Cape La Hune (hiking), Aviron Point, Brandy Head, François Point and François (settlement and ferry stop).
Title at source: Burgeo to Ramea to François.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Grandy Sound. Online, Notes, Photos, Map.
Location: Between Channel - Port aux Basques and Burgeo.
Source: Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador.
Author: Brian Newhook.
Content: General description of the area, with directions and cautions.
Title at source: South West Coast - Grandy Sound.
http://www.kayakers.nf.ca/sea_kayaking/ ... ysound.htm
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Rose Blanche to Grand Bruit. Notes.
ALLAN: Correct following text “West Point settlement Little La Poile Bay);”
Caution: Hazardous Route.
Source: Redmond, Kevin and Dan Murphy. A Guide to Sea Kayaking in Newfoundland and Labrador. Nimbus Publishing, Halifax (2003).
Route description: Rte 470, Rose Blanche (also ferry stop; or Harbour Le Cou), Bay Le Moine mouth, Petites settlement, Red Head, Berry Point, mouth of Little Garia Bay, Deer Island, Pigeon Island, Shoal Point, Duck Island Point, West Point settlement Little La Poile Bay); Indian Harbour, optional turn into La Poile Bay to La Poile settlement (ferry stop); Eastern Point, Rôti Bay, Grand Bruit (ferry stop; hiking in Grand Bruit highlands); the continuation to Burgeo is not documented.
Title at source: Rose Blanche / Harbour Le Cou to Burgeo.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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