Central Hood Canal

Trip

Sea Kayak - Central Hood Canal

Paddle the fjord at the foot of the Olympics, from Holly to Seabeck. This is a one-way paddle with a car shuttle (paddlers must be fully vaccinated).

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  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Pace: 3.0

We will meet at 9:15 at a beachside location in the town of Holly.  There are bathrooms.  Specific details TBA.

Hopefully, the outing will be wind assisted.  Paddling in up to 2’ following seas possible. Open to Mtneers basic sea kayak graduates or paddlers with equivalency.

Route/Place

Central Hood Canal


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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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