Kayak Put-In Info for: Schoonmaker Point, Sausalito
Overview: This is a good launch site for beginners and intermediate paddlers. Nice easy beach launching. There is a rental shop nearby, and plenty of relatively calm water nearby. In spite of the protection, there can be strong currents in the area, and water can get much rougher as you head out towards the bay and Angel Island. Head north to view Sausalito's famous houseboats.
Parking: Parking is paid (and restricted)! If you are renting kayaks from the kayak shop, then you can obtain a parking permit.
Facilities: There is a kayak rental shop named Sea Trek kayaks at this launch site. There are bathrooms with flush toilets and running water.
Amenities: Public restroom and deli available. An upscale cafe, Le Garage, is also located in the Marina complex.
Directions: From the North:
Cautions: You should have open water experience before heading out farther into the bay towards Angel Island