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Introduction to paddling Woods Hole

Date and Time

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Location

Woods Hole, MA, 41.5275° N, 70.6760° W,
Massachusetts, Cape Cod,
MA

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

Visit Hadley's Harbor and Elizabeth islands from Woods Hole. The ~12 mile trip will cross Woods Hole channel at slack tide to Lackey's bay, then meander through Hadley's Harbor in time for lunch on one of the Elizabeth islands. In the afternoon, we'll paddle downcurrent through Woods Hole passage back to the launch. This trip will encounter strong tidal currents and possibly 15-20 knot tailwinds in the afternoon. We will cross Woods Hole passage twice. Paddlers should be experienced with assisted rescues and paddling in level 2 conditions.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free

Click map for driving directions
Woods Hole passage and Elizabeth islands

Activity

Paddling - Sea Kayaking

Offered By

Boston

Status

Open

Difficulty

Level 2 - Moderate to Difficult exertion

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader




(best time to call: 1800-2000)
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Josko is a BCU 4* sea kayak leader with experience paddling the Woods Hole area

Co-Leader



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Michael is a Boston chapter sea kayakinbg co-leader