Kayak Cornwall contains information about short and medium range sea kayak trips exploring the coast of Cornwall with Paul Bennett and Kevin Gaston. Occasionally joined by other friends and always planned and paddled with care.
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Wednesday, 12 March 2014
Marazion to Mousehole
An easy launch from Marazion beach then following the shoreline past Long Rock, Penzance and Newlyn, finally reaching our destination of Mousehole but dissapointed to see that the harbour was shut with it's storm gate still firmly in place. We met some other kayaker's at Newlyn beach that informed us of a male dolphin that became very amorous with one of the kayaks on their return from Moushole about half an hour before us.
Wildlife Observed: Great northern diver (3), Fulmar (3), Guillemot (lots), Razorbill (lots), Oystercatcher (lots), Curlew (8)
St Michaels Mount
St Clement's Isle
Rock Reefs off Marazion Beach, Long Rock, St Clements Isle and St Michaels Mount
Large swells even on a small day on outside of St Clements Isle
Boat traffic at Newlyn and Mousehole harbours.
Paddle No: 23
Wind: Force 1-3 South Easterly
Temperature: 11 degrees
Weather: Sunny and clear
Distance Covered: 11.4 miles
Duration: 4.5 hrs
Access: Easy launch and land from Marazion Beach
Sea state: Smooth to small swell
Kayaks: Nigel Dennis Romany, P&H Scorpio
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