Oak Island Parks and Recreation and The Adventure Kayak Company will sponsor the sixth annual Ride the Tide kayak float and race on the Davis Canal at 11:30 AM on Saturday (5/13). The route will be an easy 5.2-mile trip from the Oak Island Recreation Center to Blue Water Point Marina. The Davis Canal is a calm and scenic river and the float will take place as the tide is flowing with the paddlers. The entry fee is $20.00pp in advance ($30.00 the day of the race). Call (910) 278-5518 to register. The first 75 participants to register will receive a free t-shirt. Submitted by Carrie Winkler, Oak Island Recreation Center Supervisor.