Boston Harbor Vicinity

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Sea Kayak - Boston Harbor Vicinity

Triple D Day Paddle to Dofflemeyer,Dover and Dickerson Point. Lunch break on sandy beach on Dana Passage. Priority to Olympia Students, meets Experience Paddle requirement. If time allows we will also paddle Big Fishtrap.

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • Easy
  • Pace: Moderate

Get leaders permission prior to sign up, call 360 7052055, please leave a message with your name and phone number. Email cbburreson@gmail.com   If you need to rent a kayak call Boston Harbor Marina as soon as possible to reserve your kayak, make sure you make arrangements to borrow or rent a spray skirt that will fit the kayak you will be using.   We will all meet on the beach next to the Boston Harbor Boat Launch. Arrive prior to 9:00, be ready to start paddling at 9:30. 

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 II+
  • Wind: 
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  • Currents: 
  • Distance:  8-9 nm
  • Pace: 
Route/Place

Boston Harbor Vicinity



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

    MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100
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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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