Anderson Island


Sea Kayak - Anderson Island

Sea kayak Circumnavigation of Anderson Island. Enjoy the waters of the Puget sound on a brisk paddle around Anderson island.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 15.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 14 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: 3.5

Meeting at Steilacomm Landing. 56 Union Ave. Steilacomm, WA 98388 @ 8:00am, on the water by 9am.

Easy carry with a bathroom at the Launch.

This is the second mentored paddle for Rohan.

Join us for a brisk clockwise paddle around Anderson Island with a light current assist through Balch Passage.

Paddle will be held at a steady 3.5kt flat water pace with 2 short 15min breaks and a 45 min lunch on Eagle Island.

Dry Suit required.

Plan on winter conditions. Paddlers should be comfortable paddling in winds up to 14kts and waves up to 2'.

Looking forward to seeing you on the water!

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These eight 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
  9. Drysuit
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