Sea Kayak - Blake Island Marine State Park

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Sea Kayak - Blake Island Marine State Park

Beginning camping, overnight sea kayak trip.

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COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sea Kayak III
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.5 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1.5 kts
  • Pace: Leisurely

Manchester Boat Launch, time TBD.

This will be an introduction to kayak camping.  We'll be getting participants prepared by teaching them how to pack their sea kayak, what to bring, and the differences between paddling a fully loaded boat and a lightly packed boat.  We'll be practicing rescues, so this could qualify as a student paddle.  Open to mountaineers members only.  Prefer participants are COVID vaccinated.

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 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. Dry suit required for rescue practice.
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