Anderson Island


Sea Kayak - Anderson Island

This is an over night trip to Anderson Island from the Johnson Point Area.

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  • Sat, Jul 5, 2014 — Sun, Jul 6, 2014
  • Tacoma Branch Sea Kayaking Program
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Singles, Families, Retired Rovers, Adults, 20-30 Somethings
  • Sea Kayak III
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 13.0 nm

The Meeting Place and time will be distributed to  participants when they are registered by the leader. Also note the map shown has nothing to do with the actual trip, but indicates the area of the activity.

This is a trip to check out your camping gear and get out of town for one night. We'll stay at the Anderson Island Water Trails camp site.  This is a good trip for beginners. View the sea kayak difficulties definitions on the Activity Types page.

  • Difficulty: SK3+
  • Wind:  Under 15 mph
  • Waves: 1-2 ft.
  • Route: Weather dependant
  • Distance:  15nm (In two days)
  • Pace: Easy
  • Immersion Wear Required, dry suits recommended.

We'll paddle from Johnson Point area to Anderson Island, and explore one or more of the bays. This could turn into a day trip if the weather is bad. The Water Trails campground is very exposed and pretty spartan. Please contact the leader BEFORE you sign up. 

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These seven essentials plus The Ten Essentials are required on all sea kayaking trips.  All but the whistle and clothing should be provided with any kayak rental.

  1. Floatation in both ends of the kayak
  2. U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  3. Paddle
  4. Spray skirt
  5. Bilge pump with floatation
  6. Self-rescue paddle float
  7. Waterproof whistle
  8. Appropriate clothing for the conditions encountered seasonally
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