The Kayak, As Human Powered Transport

Collision
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One kayak mock-battled with another mid lake. Actually they were trying to fend of an unfortunate collision.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  Lake Merritt internal link Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 24 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 13:16:16 Saturday 16 February 2008)   •  © 2008 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #LakeMerrittOak2008_0566T
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Kayaks For Rent
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Several different colored kayaks were racked up and ready to rent.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  Fisherman's Wharf internal link San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 27 March 2007)   •  (Photo taken 2006)   •  © 2006 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20060000_03
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Three Kayaks
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Sometimes a mere group of three kayaks could appear as a veritable fleet.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 27 March 2007)   •  (Photo taken in 2006)   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20060000_04
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Blue Kayak
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A serious kayaker in a blue kayak paddled along the edge of San Francisco bay.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 27 March 2007)   •  (Photo taken in 2007)   •  © 2007 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20070000_01
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Queen Mary
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Kayakers on the wide bay, paddling their way out to visit the Queen Mary internal link.
The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 27 March 2007)   •  (Photo taken 2007)   •  © 2007 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20070000_03
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A kayaker watches the Queen Mary come in
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A kayaker watches the Queen Mary come in


(2007) San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, California   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20070000_04
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A twin-hulled kayak
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A twin-hulled kayak


(2007) San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, California   •  © 2007 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20070000_05
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Adrift
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Two folks in a kayak drifted across placid Lake Merritt on a warm afternoon.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  Lake Merritt internal link Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 24 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 13:16:14 Saturday 16 February 2008)   •  © 2008 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #LakeMerrittOak2008_0558T
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Blue Kayak
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A woman paddled a blue one-person kayak on Lake Merritt on a breezy afternoon.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  Lake Merritt internal link Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 24 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 13:16:16 Saturday 16 February 2008)   •  © 2008 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #LakeMerrittOak2008_0565T
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Two Kayaks
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Two kayaks exploring the edge of the bay failed to disturb a gull.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  By Pier 14 internal link San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 27 March 2007)   •  (Photo taken in 2006)   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20060000_02
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Two Kayaks
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Two kayaks passed each other after a brief collision on Lake Merritt.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  Lake Merritt internal link Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 24 February 2008)   •  (Photo taken 13:16:20 Saturday 16 February 2008)   •  © 2008 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #LakeMerrittOak2008_0568T
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Inflatable Kayak
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As one of the demonstrations that afternoon, an inflatable kayak could be tried out while it rested on the dock.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  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)   •  © 2010 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #TreasureIsland_0056TNT
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Blue Hat
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The man wore a blue hat while rowing along side Treasure Island during the 2008 Summer Sailstice Festival.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  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)   •  © 2010 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #TreasureIsland_0075TNT
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For Rent
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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.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  Pier 40 internal link San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 24 January 2010)   •  (Photo taken 12:54:46 Sunday 27 July 2008)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #SanFrancisco_1655BCX
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Kayak Lessons
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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.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  Richardson Bay, Just off Sausalito, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 24 January 2010)   •  (Photo taken 13:24:50 Monday 1 September 2008)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #RichardsonBay_2742BCX
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Sea Otter Bound
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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.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  Elkhorn Slough internal link Moss Landing, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 13 August 2011)   •  (Photo taken 11:19:06 Friday 12 March 2010)   •  © 2010 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Slough_2912BCX
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Into The Wind
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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.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  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)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6825
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Into The Setting Sun
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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.


The Kayak external link Human Powered Boat Transport   •  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)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6828
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