Boston Harbor Vicinity


Sea Kayak - Boston Harbor Vicinity

Wednesday evening paddle out of Boston Harbor, Olympia, WA. Registration/sign up required. Route will be determined at the launch and designed for the group and weather/water conditions.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 12 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1.5 kts
  • Pace: 2.5 -3.0 kn

Meet at Boston Harbor Marina boat launch.  Be ready to have kayak in water and paddles moving by 6pm.

The goal is to manage the trip at the SK2-3 level, but the nature of this weekly trip series, and weather, is unpredictable. Participants need to  pay attention to wind levels the day of the trip and assess their own comfort level.


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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