Fox Island Circumnavigation

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Sea Kayak - Fox Island Circumnavigation

Post-Thanksgiving paddle around Fox Island

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 14 kts
  • Maximum Currents: 1.5 kts
  • Pace: Moderate

We will be launching from the boat launch off the Fox Island bridge.

Please plan to arrive at 8:00 am for a 9:00 launch.

There are no bathrooms at the launch site. You may wish to stop at a restroom on the drive in. 

Parking is free with no permits required. 

Join us for this lovely paddle around Fox Island. We will be paddling in a counter clockwise direction with some current assist and a lunch stop at the fishing pier. 

The day may be chilly so throw on an extra layer and a warm hat. Bring snacks and a hot beverage in addition to your lunch. 

Dry suits are required as well as the 15+ essentials. 

I hope to see you on the water!

 

 

 

Route/Place

Fox Island Circumnavigation



  • MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100

    NOAA Puget Sound: Possession Sound to Olympia including Hood Canal No. 18445
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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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