San Juan Islands from Anacortes

Trip

Sea Kayak - Burrows & Allan Islands

Paddle around two fun islands near Fidalgo Island and Anacortes. Currents are a fun feature of this trip.

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  • Sea Kayak III+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2.5 kts
  • Pace: 2.5

Meet at Washington Park at 930 with plan to launch at 10am to catch the ebb. Travel counter clock wise around Burrows and Allan Island. Lunch at the WWTA site on Burrows, maybe a stop at the lighthouse.

If the winter wind are strong an alternate launch site will be Flounder Bay.

This is my second mentor paddle and Felicia Wibowo has graciously agreed to accompany us.

Route/Place

San Juan Islands from Anacortes



  • Rosario Strait & Bellingham WA001

    Sea Trails Lopez, Blakely, Decatur & Shaw Islands WA002

    NOAA Bellingham to Everett No. 18423

    NOAA Strait of Juan de Fuca to Strait of Georgia No. 18421
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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. Appropriate clothing for the conditions encountered seasonally
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