Trip

Sea Kayak - Doe Island

A perfect paddler’s weekend: a fast ride playing through the whirlies and rips on the spring currents in your boats with a relaxing evening spent camping under a full moon in the lovely San Juans.

Info
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  • Sea Kayak III/IV
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 23.0 nm

TBA with leader's permission

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and these conditions (view the sea kayak difficulties definitions on our Activity Types, Difficulties & Prerequisites page):

  • Difficulty: SK III+-IV
  • Wind: 0-15 kn
  • Waves: 0-3'
  • Currents: 2-3+ kts0000000000000
  • Distance:  23 nm
  • Pace: fast with current assist
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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