RSVP's will begin 2 weeks prior to the date of the event (August 16th at 5 am)
This Event Is Open to Kayaks 14' or Longer with Watertight Bulkheads. This is a Level 2 Paddle, expect to encounter wind, waves, boat wakes and tidal currents. A Spray Skirt is strongly recommended. "Guests" are not allowed due to safety reasons.
Join us for a paddle in Historic Salem and Beverly Harbors. We will launch from Winter Island Park, and paddle Salem Harbor and Beverly Harbor. We will stop for a lunch break, so bring some food. The exact route will be determined based on the conditions that exist on the day of the paddle.
Total Distance will be about 9 nautical Miles. (10.4 Landlubber miles)
High Tide at Salem Harbor is at 1:10 pm, Low Tide is at 7:21 pm. Sunset is at 7:22 pm.
NOTE: There is a $5.00 Fee to launch at Winter Island Park.
You are Required to wear a PFD (Life Jacket) when paddling with this group!
After the paddle, we will be going to one of Salem's Fine eating establishments, so bring some $$ if you wish to join us.
Directions to Winter Island Park:
1) Buy a GPS or follow the link below
Google Maps Directions to Winter Island Park (https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Winter+Island+Park,+Winter+Island+Road,+Salem,+MA&aq=0&oq=Winter+Island&sll=44.001231,-71.566139&sspn=3.7933,7.767334&vpsrc=6&ie=UTF8&hq=Winter+Island+Park,+Winter+Island+Road,+Salem,+MA&ll=42.509248,-70.842161&spn=0.03037,0.060682&t=m&z=14%3E)