Boston Harbor Vicinity

Trip

Sea Kayak - Boston Harbor Vicinity

Come out after work on Wednesdays and get a little on-the-water socializing, exercise, skills practice and “therapy”.

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Be ready to launch from the Boston Harbor boat launch at 6 PM.

Wednesday evening paddles normally less than 6nm. Come out after work on Wednesdays and get a little on-the-water socializing, exercise, skills practice and “therapy”. These trips are open to all Kayak Course graduates and equivalents. They are not structured to be considered an “experience paddle” for course graduation. Bring your boat, required gear & essentials, and be ready to launch from the boat ramp at Boston Harbor at 6PM. Actual destination will be selected by group consensus under leader direction/discretion.

  • Difficulty: SKII
  • Wind: less than 12 knots
  • Waves: less than 1.5'
  • Currents: less than 3 knots
  • Distance:  5 nm
  • Pace: easy
Route/Place

Boston Harbor Vicinity



  • NOAA Puget Sound: Possession Sound to Olympia including Hood Canal No. 18445

    MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100
  • See full route/place details.
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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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