Boston Kayaker

Kayaking on Buttermilk Bay - in Buzzards Bay MA

Rating: One Star - This was a pleasant Memorial Day paddle. Cloudy mostly with passing sunshine. Paddled to Little Buttermilk Bay. Shores are mostly developed. I paddled right into low tide and the Little Narragansett Bay was less than knee-deep at the edges and have to stay in the middle.

  Put in at Electric Avenue
  in Buzzards Bay MA.
Paddle around Buttermilk
  Bay and return.
Estimated round trip
  distance = 5+ miles

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At the public beach on Buttermilk Bay in Buzzards Bay MA.
Trip date is May 2014

The Boston Kayaker just launched on Buttermilk Bay from Electric Avenue beach.
Cloudy skies.

On my left is a group of guys fishing.
Some construction going on at the Route 6 bridge.

Turned to my right for my paddle northwards.
On my right is the beach where I will land later.

For now, will paddle following coastline on my right.

To the right of these houses is the passage way to Little Buttermilk Bay.

I am approaching the channel that connects Little Buttermilk Bay to the big sister.

I am in the narrow channel connecting Buttermilk Bay and Little Buttermilk Bay.

I have reached the southeast end of Little Buttermilk Bay.
Will continue counter-clockwise and now circling back. Veering to my left. . .

Now paddling back to the bigger Buttermilk Bay.

Will now paddle on the channel from Little Buttermilk Bay to Buttermilk Bay.

Now coming out of the channel and onto Buttermilk Bay.

The plan is to paddle straight ahead to the southern shore of Buttermilk Bay.

I will just follow the shoreline to my left and back to my take out.

Landed on the public beach on Buttermilk Bay in Buzzards Bay MA.

I paddled on Buttermilk Bays for 1 hour and 18 minutes.