Budd Inlet


Sea Kayak - Budd Inlet

Lets start the New Year with a kayaker style polar plunge!! We'll start with a paddle trip from Boston Harbor down the Eastern shore of Budd Inlet. On our return, we'll stop at Burfoot Park so that those who are interested can practice wet exits and rescues. Or just play in the water. Yes, immersion gear is required, unless approved by the leader in advance.

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 12 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1.5 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1.0 kts
  • Pace: 2.5

Be prepared to launch from the Boston Harbor boat ramp at 11:00 AM.



This is supposed to be fun! An opportunity to practice your skills, or simply a January day of paddling. Please come out for the camaraderie! If you expect to get wet, you must have immersion gear.Do not forget hot drinks and extra warm clothes, especially dry hats & gloves.

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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