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We spent 3 days in Acadia National Park sea kayaking and hiking.  Water was extremely cold (40F or about 4-5 degrees Celsius), so we all wore our dry suits.  On the first day, after wasting a considerable amount of time for a broken kayak rack, we finally paddled for 3 hours around Sutton Island (map here). 
Waves were fairly big and for our first outing of the year, it was scary.


On day 2, we tried to hide from the wind, so we decided to kayak north of the island up to the welcome center located on Thomson Island. 
(see map here). 
Wind was still present!
Sea yayaking is somewhat like biking : no matter where you go, it seems that wind is always in you face. We still had a good time.

We spent the rest of the day hiking in the park.

On the last day, we paddled around Bar Harbor.  Wind was really blowing from the South-East (from the ocean), so we had to paddle to protect ourselves from waves and strong winds of up to 40km/h. 

See a map of our last outing here.

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