Paddling - Sea Kayaking

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Sea kayaking skills clinic

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 12:00 AM

Meet after work to practice strokes and boat handling. We will
finish with a chance to practice wet exits and assisted rescues,
experience with which is required for all AMC L2 Kayak trips.
Bring Sea kayak, Paddle, Spray Skirt, and PFD.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeff Parker
Robert Nardone
Registrar: 
Rob Nardone

Sea kayaking skills clinic

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:00 AM

Meet after work to practice strokes and boat handling. We will
finish with a chance to practice wet exits and assisted rescues,
experience with which is required for all AMC L2 Kayak trips.
Bring Sea kayak, Paddle, Spray Skirt, and PFD

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeff Parker
Robert Nardone
Registrar: 
Jeff Parker

Essex River

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 12:00 AM

Paddle out the Essex River with the tide, explore the Essex River Basin and have lunch on the backside of Plum Island. Plan to be on the water by 10AM. Must have kayak with bulkheads, a PFD and skirt, and be comfortable doing wet exits. Bring water, sunscreen and lunch.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Elaine Batzer (781-331-9094)
Coleader: 
Mary Buntin
Registrar: 
Mary Buntin

Misery Islands, Beverly Harbor

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:00 AM

Paddle from Beverly to Misery Islands and Manchester Harbor, approx. 10 miles. Plan to be on the water by 10AM. Must have kayak with bulkheads, a PFD and skirt, and be comfortable doing wet exits. Bring water, sunscreen and lunch.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mary Buntin (978-774-3085)
Coleader: 
Elaine Batzer
Registrar: 
Elaine Batzer

Marblehead Neck, Marblehead

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:00 AM

Circumnavigate Marblehead Neck, approx. 8 miles. Plan to be on the water by 10AM. Must have kayak with bulkheads, a PFD and skirt, and be comfortable doing wet exits. Bring water, sunscreen and lunch.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mary Buntin (978-774-3085)
Coleader: 
Barbara Dove
Registrar: 
Mary Buntin

Gloucester Harbor L2

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:00 AM

Paddle around Gloucester Harbor with lunch at the Madfish Grille on Rocky Neck http://www.madfishgrille.com 6-8 miles. Plan to be on the water by 10AM. Must have kayak with bulkheads, a PFD and skirt, and be comfortable doing wet exits. Bring water, sunscreen and lunch money.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mary Buntin (978-774-3085)
Coleader: 
Barbara Dove
Registrar: 
Mary Buntin

Naushon Island Circumnavigation

Sunday, June 22, 2014 12:00 AM

This trip will take advantage of favorable tides to circumnavigate Naushon Island. The ~20 mile trip will leave from Woods Hole, paddle past Lackey's Bay and Tarpaulin Cove in Vineyard sound before crossing into Buzzards Bay via Robinson's hole. We'll most likely take breaks at Lighthouse beach and Kettle Cove, both on Naushon island. If the expected SW seabreeze develops, in the afternoon we will surf downwind in Buzzards Bay back to Woods Hole. Some experience with ferrying across currents and winds to 20 kts will be required.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Cape Cod
Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Josko Catipovic jcatipovic@hotmail.com (401-862-1584)
Jeff Barrell (617-964-1246)
Registrar: 
jeff Barrell jbarrell@yahoo.com (617-964-1246)

Hadley's Harbor and Weepecket island from Woods Hole, MA

Saturday, June 21, 2014 12:00 AM

Visit Hadley's Harbor and Weepecket island from Woods Hole. The ~12 mile trip will leave from Trunk River beach, paddle past Nobska lighthouse to Lackey's bay, then meander through Hadley's Harbor in time for lunch on Weepecket island. In the afternoon, we'll paddle downcurrent through Woods Hole passage to Nobska point and Trunk River.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Josko Catipovic
Coleader: 
Jeff Parker ffejrekrap@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Jeff Parker ffejrekrap@gmail.com

A Tale of Two Lighthouses

Saturday, June 28, 2014 12:00 AM

Sea kayaking in Boston Harbor at its best. Paddle to Graves Light with some optional rock gardening on the way. Put-in at Hull, go through the Gut and paddle to the Outer Brewster Islands which offer some rock garden fun (Helmets required). After rounding Graves Light and playing in some waves we will pass Boston Light on the return before heading back to the Gut. Rough water skills required.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Dennis Blejer blejer@ll.mit.edu
Coleader: 
Jeffrey Millman
Registrar: 
Dennis Blejer blejer@ll.mit.edu

Old Quarry Stonington Maine

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:00 AM to Sunday, July 6, 2014 12:00 AM

Explore the pointed fir islands off Stonington and Deer Isle, Maine. Protected by over 65 islands between the southern tip of Deep Isle and Isle au Haute, part of Arcadia Nat'l Park. Different trip each day. Level 2 sea kayak skills and equipment required (see leader) with advanced level trip possibilities for qualified paddlers. Arrive Tuesday for base camp set up. Wed and Fri breakfast included (food donations appreciated). Stonington Quarry Museum breakfast trip. 5 night camping fee $20/day. Approved paddlers make own reservations. Max 12 campers on AMC group site.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Gerald Smith
Richard Hens rhens@comcast.net
Registrar: 
Jerry Smith Softsmithjr@msn.com

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