Budd Inlet


Sea Kayak - Budd Inlet

Experience paddle around Boston Harbor Leader approval

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm

Meeting place and time available after leader approval. To get approval call Stephen Bao at: 360.943.5355 or s_bao@hotmail.com. This is an Olympia branch sea kayak basic class  experience paddle so basic class students will get preference. Other branch members can feel free to sign up with the understanding they may get bumped.

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: SKII
  • Wind: Variable
  • Waves: < 1-2 feet likely
  • Route: paddle around the mouth of Budd Inlet Plan may change per weather
  • Distance:  7-10 nm
  • Pace: easy

We'll paddle from Boston Harbor to the 5 points around the mouth of Budd Inlet. This will afford paddlers an opportunity to learn about the Boston Harbor area. Leader approval needed. Contact Stephen Bao. 360.943.5355 or s_bao@hotmail.com

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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