This Meetup is cancelled

Folly River - Little Oak Island - Marsh Kayak Adventure!

  • Sea Kayak Carolina

    793 Folly Road, Charleston, SC (map)

    32.740047 -79.967682

  • Enjoy a relaxing, fun paddle in the Folly River!

    Oak Island / Folly River / Marsh Paddle - beginner friendly!


    First, consider the Sweetwater Cafe, right next to Sea Kayak Carolina, for lunch!

    12:30 pm - Depart Sea Kayak Carolina - carpooling encouraged.

    1:00 pm - Approximate launch time.

    2:15 pm - Approximate time of high tide.

    3:00 pm - Approximate arrival time back at the Folly Boat landing.

    Depending on the decision of the group we will do either the Little Oak or Big Oak island loop. Big Oak would add about another hour to the trip.  

    This is a Meetup paddle -- all kayakers are paddling at their own risk and responsible for their own safety.  Lifejackets must be worn, properly fitted and zipped up. 

    Water temperatures are cold -- please remember that cotton clothing has no place on the water in these cooler temperatures.  Please wear appropriate synthetic clothing; and stop by or call the shop if you have questions about dressing for cold water paddling.

    Free to paddle with your own kayak. Please call the shop at[masked] if you need to reserve a rental kayak (only $30 delivered to the landing!)

    Folly Beach Forecast

    Forecast for Charleston Harbor (AMZ330)

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  • Kim

    Any decisions yet on whether this trip is a go?

    January 24, 2014

    • Kim

      I don't think Sea Kayak will be offering rentals on this one due to water conditions so I am out for this one. I hope to join a future paddle.

      January 24, 2014

    • Scott

      Considering the winds, I think I'll back out too, although I've paddled in much colder conditions.

      January 24, 2014

  • Scott S.

    Forecast for Saturday continued cold (but not as cold as today) and for Charleston Harbor:...SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON... Shop personnel are staying off the water. There will be no rental kayaks available. If others wish to paddle - dress well, be careful and good luck!

    January 24, 2014


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