Sea Kayak - Doe Island


Sea Kayak - Doe Island

A full moon Doe Island, Pelican Beach overnight paddle.

  • Wed, Jun 23, 2021 — Fri, Jun 25, 2021
  • Seattle Sea Kayaking
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Adults
  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 23.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 4 kts

Meet at Washington Park, "day use" parking area, 10:00 AM,  June 23, we plan to launch at  noon.

This tri[p will involve using eddy line currents and ferrying to get there and back. Participants should have paddling experience in currents up to 4 kt and have the skills to do eddy turns.

You will need $7.00 cash for the overnight parking lot,

 Meal planning:
Lunch at Washington Park before launching
We will stop at Strawberry Island for a break,
Leisurely dinner on Doe Island,
Quick breakfast (as in early launch)  the next morning,
Camp at Pelican Beach (Lunch and dinner). There are plenty of hikes from Pelican Beach. Eagle Cliff trail is still closed though.
Leisurely breakfast before launching at 10:30 AM Friday back to Washington Park.


San Juan Islands from Anacortes

  • Rosario Strait & Bellingham WA001

    Sea Trails Lopez, Blakely, Decatur & Shaw Islands WA002

    NOAA Bellingham to Everett No. 18423

    NOAA Strait of Juan de Fuca to Strait of Georgia No. 18421
  • See full route/place details.
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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