Boston Harbor Vicinity


Sea Kayak - Boston Harbor Vicinity

The Olympia Branch's regularly scheduled summer paddles from Boston Harbor ended with the paddle on Wednesday, August 28. This trip extends this schedule to Wednesday, September 4.

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 5.0 nm
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: moderate

The group will launch at Boston Harbor.  There will be two launches,  the first at 3:30 PM and the second at 5:30 PM.   Those who launched at 3:30 will return to Boston Harbor and join with the paddlers who launched at 5:30.


Boston Harbor Vicinity

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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