Boston Harbor Vicinity


Sea Kayak - Boston Harbor Vicinity

Enjoy an evening paddle from Boston Harbor, this is one of the summer long series of Wednesday night paddles sponsored by the Olympia kayak committee structured to accommodate all participants. No need to sign up, just show up for some fun and socializing.

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm

We will meet at Boston Harbor Boat ramp for a 6 PM launch.  Please arrive allowing enough time to prepare and be on the water by 6 PM.  Destination and pace will be adjusted to fit the group and weather conditions at the time of launch.  Restrooms and limited parking available at the ramp, a discover pass allows additional parking options.

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: level 2
  • Wind: 
  • Waves: 
  • Currents: 
  • Distance:  nm
  • Pace: Moderate pace adjusted to group participants

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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