Blake Island

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Sea Kayak - Blake Island

Overnighter on Blake Island

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 nm

Meet at Southworth Ferry Parking Lot at 1000

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 II+
  • Wind: <10 kts
  • Waves: <1 foot 
  • Route: the most fun
  • Distance:  6 nm
  • Pace:  moderate

Putting in at Southworth, we'll circumnavigate Blake Island, and then, for those who would like to do so, after setting up camp, exploring Blake Island for awhile, and having dinner, we will circumnavigate the island a second time after sunset.

Group dinner on Saturday and group breakfast on Sunday.

Camping gear required.

Immersion wear required. Blue chem-light and waterproof headlamp required for night paddle.

Route/Place

Blake Island



  • MapTech Oak Bay to Commencement Bay No. 102

    NOAA Puget Sound: Seattle to Bremerton No. 18449

    Sea Trails Seattle, Bainbridge Island, Bremerton and Liberty Bay WA202

    USGS Duwamish Head

    USGS Bremerton East
  • See full route/place details.
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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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