Boston Harbor Vicinity


Sea Kayak - Boston Harbor Vicinity

We plan to launch 10am and do a paddle to hope island and back.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 nm

Boston Harbor 0930, plan to be able to launch 10am

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and plan to paddle in up to these conditions (view the sea kayak difficulties definitions on our Activity Types, Difficulties & Prerequisites page):

  • Difficulty: SK III (temp)
  • Wind: can vary, >15 knots will cxl
  • Waves: 1-2 feet,
  • Currents: max flood 1.7 in Dana at 1348
  • Distance:  ~ 5nm
  • Pace: 2.5 kn

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. Drysuit highly recommended
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