Boston Harbor Vicinity

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Sea Kayak - Boston Harbor Vicinity

Wed Night Paddle from Boston Harbor Marina. This is the first of the Olympia Branch's weekly evening paddles held throughout the summer. Route to be determined at launch time based on conditions and participant experience. Launch promptly at 6pm.

  • Sea Kayak II+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 10.0 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1.0 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1.0 kts
  • Pace: 3.0

Boston Harbor Boat Launch.  Discover Pass Required.  Bathroom facilities available.  We launch at 6pm sharp.  

Mountaineer paddlers of all experience levels welcomed.  The intent is to select a route that allows us to maximize the opportunities presented by wind, tide and current conditions, consistent with the skill level of our paddlers.  We will launch in conditions up to, but not exceeding, the maximums stated above.  Early in the summer it is not unusual to have evening wind approach the max indicated (10Kn).  Consistent with your Mountaineer training, please do check the wind forecast for yourself on the day of the paddle and determine whether it is within with your comfort level.   

Route/Place

Boston Harbor Vicinity


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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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