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Monday, 27 August 2012

Launch Sites for Kayak

Frequent questions I often get from people are where can we launch? And any certification required?

Well, at the moment, no certification is required when we launch at the sea side. But it is always recommended that you follow an experienced kayaker or sign up for a kayaking basic one star course.

[Interested parties do get in touch with me, I am trying to form one class for a one star certification for existing and new kayak anglers]

Now, on to the launch sites. Obviously I am not gonna share the exact SPOTS with you. Haha. This is a sensitive and sacred topic, so don't bother asking me where the guys usually go to get their fish. Trust me, part of the fun is in exploring and finding your own spots. Insert crude joke - 我卖身 不卖笑。Hahaha.

What I will list down are just 3 of the more kayak-friendly sites that some of us have launch from.  What I meant by kayak friendly is that there are ample carpark lots, accessible washing sites and of cos, proximity to the beach.

There are many more sites which I have not been to, so please go out and explore and share!


Launch Sites

(1) Pasir Ris Carpark E

Carpark easily available. Carpark E is not free - need coupons but you can unload your stuff and park further up at Carpark F which is free. There are toilets available, you may have to collect water in a bucket or bring along some containers.

Launch site is pretty near to the carpark, just walk straight ahead and you notice a path leading to the beach beside the pub. If you are in pairs, you may be able to get by without any kayak carts. But of course, you need one if you are alone.

Pasir Ris is "enclosed" by blue barrels, so you can turn left from the launch site for the nearest exit. Please please remember to get your bearings when you exit. Try and use some features or kelongs as a marking. It can get quite confusing when you are trying to enter back the enclosed area.

As a warning, stay away from the kelongs unless the owner smile or wave at you. Or you can try to wave and smile at them. There is one guy there who, to say the least, is very aggressive towards kayakers. However, the rest are generally friendly.



Blue barrels in front of the launch site


Path leading to the launch site


(2) Pasir Ris Carpark A

Carpark easily available. There are toilets available and there are even 2 washing bays beside the toilet. You may have to collect water in a bucket or bring along some containers. It is a breeze to collect the water. Very easy to wash kayaks here.

Launch site is pretty near to the carpark, just walk straight ahead, turn right and and you notice a path leading to the toilet. You can launch at the beach right in front of the toilet. You probably need a kayak cart here.

Pasir Ris is "enclosed" by blue barrels, so you can turn right from the launch site for the nearest exit. Please please remember to get your bearings when you exit. Try and use some features or beacons as a marking. 




Carpark A launch


The grass patch before the beach

(3) Punggol Jetty

Carpark available. There are toilets available and there are even 3 washing bays beside the toilet. You may have to collect water in a bucket or bring along some containers. It is a breeze to collect the water. Very easy to wash kayaks here.

Launch site is pretty near to the carpark, just right down the jetty and launch! If you are alone, you probably need a kayak cart as there is a ramp leading down to the beach. You may have to navigate 2-3 steps to get to the beach. If you are in a group or pairs, then it is much easier. You may not need a cart as the distance is the shortest compared to other sites that I have been to.



Punggol Jetty


At the beach to the right of the jetty







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