Boston Harbor Vicinity

Trip

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 Mountaineers Sea Kayak graduates. No need to sign up, just show up for some fun and socializing. Bring Immersion gear, ten essentials and kayaking essentials.

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm

We will meet at the Boston Harbor Boat Ramp at 5:30 for a 6 PM launch.  Please allow enough time to prepare so you an be on the water by 6 PM.  Restrooms and limited parking are available near the boat ramp.  A Discover Pass allows additional parking options.

This is our weekly paddle out of Boston Harbor, we paddle in all but the most extreme conditions adjusting the trip to suit wind , currents and participant skills.  Please check conditions and self select according to your abilities.

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 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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