Budd Inlet


Sea Kayak - Budd Inlet

student experience paddle in Budd Inlet

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm

After getting leaders approval (Dan Halsey 360.438.9212 or 360.480.0584 or djhalsey@comcast.net we will meet at 0930 at Boston Harbor to launch by 1000. There is a marina there where boats can be rented http://www.bostonharbormarina.com/

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and these conditions.  View the sea kayak difficulties definitions on the Activity Types page.

  • Difficulty: SK II
  • Wind: variable
  • Waves: possible
  • Route: We will launch and return to Boston harbor
  • Distance: 7-8 nm
  • Pace: easy

We'll paddle from Boston Harbor to explore the classic 5 points: Dofflemeyer, Cooper, Hunter, Tucksel and Briscoe points, then return to Boston Harbor.

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These seven 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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