Boston Harbor Vicinity

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Sea Kayak - Boston Harbor Vicinity

Hope Island Reef Peek. SK-II. Launch from Boston Harbor and paddle to Hope Island where we will explore the exposed reef just east of the island itself. Lots of marine wonders. We'll have lunch, possibly take a trip around the island and return to the launch site. Priority to Olympia Branch Students and members. Contact Ron Jones 360-359-3395/explorer.ron@gmail.com for more information and obtain leader permission.

  • Sea Kayak II
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 10.0 nm
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: 3 knot pace

Boston Harbor Marina. Exact Time TBD. Tentative plan is on the water by 9AM. Limited parking. Bring a Discover Pass.

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 eight 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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