Columbia River: Sandy, Martin & Goat Islands

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Sea Kayak - Columbia River: Martin & Goat Islands

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: 3 kt

South end of Kalama public beach.

Plan to launch at 10am

Plan to head south along the Washington coast to Martin Island.  Then across the river to Goat Island and north along the Oregon coast back to Kalama.

Route/Place

Columbia River: Sandy, Martin & Goat Islands


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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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