Crescent Bay


Sea Kayak - Crescent Bay

Rock gardening play around Crescent/Freshwater Beach area -- SK V

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  • Sea Kayak V
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm

We will meet at 9:00 am at the parking lot on west end of Salt Creek Recreation area, just adjacent to Salt Creek.  We are planning on launching about 10:00 am.

If you have rock garden experience and would like some more rock garden play time, join us for a day on the coastline between Crescent Bay and Freshwater Bay.

We'll meet at 9:00 am (launching around 10:00 am) at the parking lot on the west end of Salt Creek Recreation area, just adjacent to Salt Creek.

Dry suits, warm clothes, helmets and gloves are required.  We'll plan on eating lunch somewhere on one of the pocket beaches.




Crescent Bay

  • NOAA Strait of Juan de Fuca: Eastern Part No. 18465

    MapTech Cape Flattery to Whidbey Island No. 103
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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
  9. Dry suit
  10. Helmet
  11. Gloves
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