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Two Kayaks
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By Pier 14 internal link San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 27 March 2007)
(Photo taken in 2006)
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Two kayaks exploring the edge of the bay failed to disturb a gull.


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Kayaks For Rent
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Fisherman's Wharf internal link San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 27 March 2007)
(Photo taken 2006)
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Several different colored kayaks were racked up and ready to rent.


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Three Kayaks
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San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 27 March 2007)
(Photo taken in 2006)
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Sometimes a mere group of three kayaks could appear as a veritable fleet.


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Blue Kayak
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San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 27 March 2007)
(Photo taken in 2007)
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A serious kayaker in a blue kayak paddled along the edge of San Francisco bay.


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Queen Mary
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San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 27 March 2007)
(Photo taken 2007)
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Kayakers on the wide bay, paddling their way out to visit the Queen Mary internal link.
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A kayaker watches the Queen Mary come in
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(2007) San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, California
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A kayaker watches the Queen Mary come in


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A twin-hulled kayak
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(2007) San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, California
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A twin-hulled kayak


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Adrift
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Lake Merritt internal link Oakland, California
(Photo posted Sunday 24 February 2008)
(Photo taken 13:16:14 Saturday 16 February 2008)
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Two folks in a kayak drifted across placid Lake Merritt on a warm afternoon.


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Blue Kayak
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Lake Merritt internal link Oakland, California
(Photo posted Sunday 24 February 2008)
(Photo taken 13:16:16 Saturday 16 February 2008)
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A woman paddled a blue one-person kayak on Lake Merritt on a breezy afternoon.


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Collision
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Lake Merritt internal link Oakland, California
(Photo posted Sunday 24 February 2008)
(Photo taken 13:16:16 Saturday 16 February 2008)
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One kayak mock-battled with another mid lake. Actually they were trying to fend of an unfortunate collision.


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Two Kayaks
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Lake Merritt internal link Oakland, California
(Photo posted Sunday 24 February 2008)
(Photo taken 13:16:20 Saturday 16 February 2008)
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Two kayaks passed each other after a brief collision on Lake Merritt.


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Inflatable Kayak
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Summer Sailstice Festival 2008 internal link
Treasure Island, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 24 January 2010)
(Photo taken 14:00:34 Saturday 21 June 2008)
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As one of the demonstrations that afternoon, an inflatable kayak could be tried out while it rested on the dock.


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Blue Hat
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Summer Sailstice Festival 2008 internal link
Treasure Island, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 24 January 2010)
(Photo taken 14:12:08 Saturday 21 June 2008)
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The man wore a blue hat while rowing along side Treasure Island during the 2008 Summer Sailstice Festival.


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For Rent
(14 of 18) (2489 views)

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Pier 40 internal link San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 24 January 2010)
(Photo taken 12:54:46 Sunday 27 July 2008)
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Many rental kayaks were stacked alongside Pier 40 and ready to be rented. Note that Pier 40 is near the San Francisco Giants Ball Park.


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Kayak Lessons
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Richardson Bay, Just off Sausalito, California
(Photo posted Sunday 24 January 2010)
(Photo taken 13:24:50 Monday 1 September 2008)
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Kayak lessons were being given on Richardson Bay that afternoon. Here was on instructor in a one-person kayak, and five pairs of students, each pair in a two-person kayak.


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Sea Otter Bound
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Elkhorn Slough internal link Moss Landing, California
(Photo posted Saturday 13 August 2011)
(Photo taken 11:19:06 Friday 12 March 2010)
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Two kayaks were paddled inland from the marina toward a bridge and into the slough. Along the way they would encounter huge rafts of sea otters.


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Into The Wind
(17 of 18) (2442 views)

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McCovey Cove internal link San Francisco, California
David & Melinda Wedding, Hornblower Cruise internal link
(Photo posted Saturday 13 August 2011)
(Photo taken 18:41:08 Sunday 10 July 2011)
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On his way to see if he could catch a splash-down home run, this kayaker had a difficult time paddling into a strong head-wind that evening in McCovey Cove.


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Into The Setting Sun
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McCovey Cove internal link San Francisco, California
David & Melinda Wedding, Hornblower Cruise internal link
(Photo posted Saturday 13 August 2011)
(Photo taken 18:41:08 Sunday 10 July 2011)
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This man paddled his kayak both into the wind and into the setting sun to reach the back side of AT&T Park.


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