Gear and Lodging Discounts

These following generous discounts are confirmed for Islesboro Crossing 2019:

Maine Sport Outfitters in Rockport is giving a 15% kayak rental discount for those renting boats for the event. Check them out at

Triathlete Sports in Bangor is giving 10% off wetsuits or any swimmer or paddler accessories for those with the IX2019 code. Visit them at

Point Lookout Resort in Northport, where the event originates, is offering special group rates to 2019 Islesboro Crossing participants and their friends and families (please mention LifeFlight when making your reservation). Additionally, the resort is waiving its two-night minimum stay requirement on the first ten cabins. Check them out at or call them at 1-800-515-3611, or 207-789-2000.

Our local friends Eric and Jenny Simon at Birchwood Lodge and Farmette are offering Islesboro Crossing participants a 10% discount on a two-night stay, applied at check-in. Additionally, they generously donate $10 to LifeFlight for each night you stay. Visit them at

For those of you who would like to camp nearby, beautiful Northport Campground is just up the road and is again offering one free night to Islesboro Crossing participants (one site per swimmer please). Learn more at


Suggested Items

Hey swimmers! Whether you're new or returning, you may want some advice on what items to purchase for the swim. See below for our best recommendations. These items are perfect for swimming in chilly open waters. Stay warm, stay energized, and stay safe! 

Neoprene Caps





GU Packets



Swim Buoys




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