Commencement Bay


Sea Kayak - Commencement Bay

Welcome to wet Wednesday. Participants must have the Covid-19 vaccination to participate. This is skills training and not a trip or course. instructors may be present to help. Students who have attended their on the water session are welcome to sign up.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Casual
  • Pace: 1.0 mph

Meet at Jack Hyde Park beach in time for a 3:00pm launch. Must have Covid-19 vaccination to participate. Kayak wheels are recommended. Dress for immersion. 


Commencement Bay

  • Sea Trails Vashon Island, Tacoma Narrows to Elliot Bay WA203

    MapTech Oak Bay to Commencement Bay No. 102
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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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