Trip

Sea Kayak - Doe Island

Overnight with stimulating tidal currents.

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  • Thu, Jul 2, 2015 — Fri, Jul 3, 2015
  • Seattle Sea Kayaking
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Adults
  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 23.0 nm

We will meet at Washington Park at 11:00 on Thursday, July 2;  launch around 13:00.  Up Rosario Strait on the flood.  Next day, return via Bellingham Channel.  ETRA Washington Park : 11:00, Friday, July 3.  

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and these conditions.  View the sea kayak difficulties definitions on the Activity Types page.

  • Difficulty:  Moderate
  • Wind: < 15 knots
  • Waves: < 2 ft.
  • Route: 
  • Distance:  23 nm
  • Pace: Moderate

We'll paddle from here to there – and back.

Route/Place

Doe Island


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These seven 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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