Henderson Inlet


Sea Kayak - Henderson Inlet

Fall exploration of Henderson Inlet, Woodward Bay and Chapman Bay from Boston Harbor.

  • Sea Kayak II+
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 19.57 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: 3 kt

Meet at the Boston Harbor boat launch.  Be ready to launch by  9am.

This is a great, but long paddle. Be ready for a long day on the water. Chapman and Wooward Bays have lots to offer: large seal population, heron and cormorant rookeries and beautiful vegetation. Maybe some good fall colors.

Current Covid vaccination is required for participation.


Henderson Inlet

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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