Golden Gardens


Sea Kayak - Golden Gardens to Richmond Beach

This is a post equivalency test paddle. If you are around Thursday and want to enjoy an extended lunch on the water feel free to join us. We will paddle to Richmond Beach for lunch then head back to Golden Gardens.

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  • Sea Kayak II+, Easy+
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm
  • Pace: 2.5 kn

Meet at 10.30am Eddie Vine Boat Ramp.

This trip is primarily for the equivalency but open to all. Current basic students are welcome to join, however no boat rental is available. 


Golden Gardens

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These three 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. U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  2. Paddle
  3. Appropriate clothing for the conditions encountered seasonally
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