Boston Harbor Vicinity


Sea Kayak - Boston Harbor Vicinity

Each Wednesday of the summer a group of Olympia Mountaineer Paddlers gets together for an evening of socializing, skill development and exercise.

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm

Please be packed & ready to launch From the Boston Harbor ramp at 6PM.

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and these conditions.  View the sea kayak difficulties definitions on the Activity Types page.

  • Difficulty: Varies 
  • Wind: Varies, </= 15 knots
  • Waves: up to 1.5'
  • Route: varies
  • Distance:  </= 6 nm
  • Pace: ~3knots

We'll paddle from ... to ...

Wednesday evening paddles are rarely canceled.  Participants are advised to know & assess all of the above conditions and short term forecasts.  Trip routes are usually determined with the ability of the least skilled participant in mind. All course graduates & "equivalent" paddlers are welcome. Signup in advance is not required.


Boston Harbor Vicinity

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These seven essentials plus The Ten Essentials are required on all sea kayaking trips.  All but the whistle and clothing should be provided with any kayak rental.

  1. Floatation in both ends of the kayak
  2. U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  3. Paddle
  4. Spray skirt
  5. Bilge pump with floatation
  6. Self-rescue paddle float
  7. Waterproof whistle
  8. Appropriate clothing for the conditions encountered seasonally
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