Top Wave

Salem Sound to Boston Google Map|Paddling Safety Tips|Kayak Trails

Beverly – Sandy Point (Tucks Point)

Access: Public way in center of the private beach

Parking: Limited on-street parking on Water Street

Launch: Boat ramp and sandy beach

Tidal Influences: Not Sensitive

Charts: NOAA - 13275 (1:25,000) or NOAA 13274 (1:40,000)

 

Sandy Point

Sandy Point (also known as Tuck's Point) is at the mouth of Beverly Harbor. Paddlers must be aware of the channel and busy boat traffic. There are no restrooms or any other facilities.

 

Boat Ramp - Sandy Point

The beach is private on either side of the boat ramp. The asphalted ramp is a town public way. It is possible to drive down to unload kayaks, but please be respectful of people using the beach and private property. No parking is allowed on the ramp.

 

Sandy Point to Winter Island

Favorite paddles head easterly from Sandy Point along Dane Stree Beach and Lynch Park or out to Manchester-by-the-Sea and Misery Islands.The Sandy Beach access also points paddlers toward two other favorite kayaking areas across the Beverly Harbor: Salem Willows and Winter Island Park. Be aware that to reach Salem, you will need to paddle across the channel, which is often very busy with boats entering Beverly Harbor and the Danvers River.

 

Featured Trails from Sandy Point - Beverly

Sandy Point Trails

Photo Credit: Google

For tidal information, consult The North Shore Tide Charts.

The above map provides suggestions for possible routes but is not a navigational map. Please refer to a nautical chart particularly if you are not familiar with the area and always be aware of weather conditions, boat traffic and other safety precautions while out on the water.