Bainbridge Island Circumnavigation


Sea Kayak - Bainbridge Island Circumnavigation

Bainbridge Island Circumnavigation Camp Overnight

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 22.0 nm

We will launch from Manchester City Park  to circumnavigate Bainbridge Island. We will camp on the north end of the island at Fay Bainbridge State Park. More details will be provided to participants in an email prior to the paddle.

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and these conditions.  View the sea kayak difficulties definitions on the Activity Types page.

  • Difficulty: SK III
  • Wind:up to 15 knots
  • Waves: 0-1 ft
  • Route:
  • Distance:  25 nm
  • Pace: moderate

Bainbridge Island Circumnavigation

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. Dry suit required.
  9. Camping Gear and Food for overnight. 
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