Fix Road, Niagara River, Grand Island, USA
Amenities: None
Sailing conditions: Best on Northwest, West to Southwest
Rigging
area:
Grassy rigging area
Launch: Rocky launch
Parking: Parking is free in lot along the road
Extras: Large variety of sailing conditions, from perfectly flat at the edges of the river to standing swells in the middle.
Warnings
and
hazards:
Not for the beginner, you can get into real trouble on the river, the current is around 10 knots and it's a long swim back from the middle. This launch can be gusty, especially on a southwest wind
Directions
to get there:
From Buffalo, take theI-190 north to Grand Island. Take the second exit on the island (marked Beaver Island State Park).Follow South Pkwy about 1/2 mile to Fix Rd, Turn Right onto Fix Rd. Proceed to the end and the River.
Site owner: New York State
Events planned for this site: None
Comments and news about this site: Apart from the strong current and gusty conditions, this is a really nice place to sail, with a large grassy area for rigging and picnics.