Sea Kayak - Cape Sutil

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Sea Kayak - Cape Sutil

You can expect to see whales, sea otters, sea lions, bears, wolves and all kinds of birds and fantastic scenery in what is truly a paddler's paradise.

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  • Sea Kayak III+, Sea Kayak IV/V
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 70.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 20 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 3.0 ft

TBA with leader's permission

We will visit the orcas’ whale rubbing beach at Jepther Point, explore Goletas Channel and, with conditions and time permitting, the west side around Cape Scott.   You must have multi day coastal kayaking camping experience and be comfortable in strong winds, fast currents, lumpy water, and ocean surf/swell with a loaded boat. Immersion wear, preferably drysuit, required. Ferry and hostel fees will apply.

For more info: 

http://bcmarina.com/Places/Cape_Sutil/BC_Coast/thumbnails.html

https://www.tripadvisor.com/LocationPhotoDirectLink-g154944-d1471712-i337689890-Cape_Scott_Provincial_Park-Vancouver_Island_British_Columbia.html

https://mapcarta.com/24178312

https://www.bcmarinetrails.org/component/tags/tag/cape-sutil

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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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