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50 of the Best Coastal Paddling Adventures From Connecticut to Maine

This concise guide, written by Registered Maine Guide and inveterate paddler Michael Daugherty, features 50 of the best sea kayaking adventures along the New England coast, from Connecticut to Maine.



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Michael Daugherty

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This concise guide, written by Registered Maine Guide and inveterate paddler Michael Daugherty, features 50 of the best sea kayaking adventures along the New England coast, from Maine’s Bold Coast south to the mouth of the Connecticut River.

Many trips can be done in a day or turned into an overnight, perfect for beginner to intermediate kayakers looking to explore the storied coastlines of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Options range from remote islands to paddles closer in to tBoston and New York City.

Each of the trips features a full description and map of the route, plus details on distance and time, where to launch, tide and currents, “plan B” routes, and nearby attractions. An at-a-glance trip planner and a selection of nature and history essays round out the offerings in this essential sea kayaker’s guidebook.

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Author Michael Daugherty
About the Author

Michael Daugherty is a Registered Maine Guide and an ACA-certified sea kayaking instructor at Pinniped Kayak. He writes for Sea Kayaker, Ocean Paddler, and AMC Outdoors magazines, and documents his sea kayaking experience online at seakayakstonington.blogspot.com. He lives in Stonington, ME.

Endorsements “Michael has brought together volumes of information and experiences. Readers can take this book, add their imagination and explore some of the most amazing waters in the world. The framework Michael uses can be adopted to plan and safely undertake adventures anywhere the seas take you.” —John Carmody, BCU Level 5 Sea Coach/Registered Maine Guide
Region Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Northern New England, Rhode Island, Southern New England
Activity Paddling
Publisher Appalachian Mountain Club Books
Edition First Edition (2016)
Format Paperback
Dimensions 6 x 9 inches, 352 pages
ISBN-13 9781628420067

Endorsements

“Michael has brought together volumes of information and experiences. Readers can take this book, add their imagination and explore some of the most amazing waters in the world. The framework Michael uses can be adopted to plan and safely undertake adventures anywhere the seas take you.” —John Carmody, BCU Level 5 Sea Coach/Registered Maine Guide

About the Author

Michael Daugherty is a Registered Maine Guide and an ACA-certified sea kayaking instructor at Pinniped Kayak. He writes for Sea Kayaker, Ocean Paddler, and AMC Outdoors magazines, and documents his sea kayaking experience online at seakayakstonington.blogspot.com. He lives in Stonington, ME.