Trip

Sea Kayak - Burrows & Allan Islands

Paddle around Burrows and Allen Island

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 nm

We will be off the water by 4pm.  We willpan the starting time to give the group enough time to paddle the route.  I'm thinking launch maybe 11am.

Launch location is the beach just near boat launch in Washington Park, Anacortes.

This is mostly a chance to get out and paddle around some beautiful islands.  We will likely do a figure 8 around the islands with a stop for "lunch" somewhere.

Current forecast calls for light rain and wind 10 to 15.  This may be a good outing for people who want to get experience in SK III conditions.  

  • Difficulty: SK III - IV
  • Wind: up to 15kt
  • Waves: 2 ft
  • Currents:  Yes
  • Distance:  10nm
  • Pace: Brisk (3.5kt flat water)

 

 

Route/Place

Burrows & Allan Islands


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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.

Spare clothing and some ability to adjust layers will be important for winter paddling.

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