Blake Island


Sea Kayak - Blake Island

Overnight trip with an opportunity for a night paddle around the island

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Meet at Southworth ferry terminal at noon. parking at the ferry lot. Pack boats for an easy paddle to the island, set up camp, optional circumnavigation of island in the afternoon and/or nighttime biolume paddle. Return on Sunday early afternoon. hiking, swimming, beachcombing  options available. We will do a potluck appetizers on Saturday evening.

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and plan to paddle in up to these conditions (view the sea kayak difficulties definitions on our Activity Types, Difficulties & Prerequisites page):

  • Difficulty: SK II
  • Wind: 
  • Waves: 
  • Currents: minimal
  • Distance: under 5  nm
  • Pace: easy

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.
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
  9. camping gear: sleeping bag, ground pad, dinner breakfast and one lunch, snacks, optional tent. packing list will be sent to participants at later date.
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