Fox Island Circumnavigation

Trip

Sea Kayak - Fox Island Circumnavigation

We'll launch from Titlow Beach and do a counter-clockwise paddle around Fox Island.

Info
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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2.5 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2.5 kts
  • Pace: 3 knots

Launch from Titlow Beach.  Meet at 8:30 AM, Launch at 9:30 AM.

You must be able to maintain a 3 knot pace and be comfortable paddling in winter conditions where wind/waves can be a factor.  Due to the short daylight hours a kayak navigation light is required for this trip in case it's needed.  Dry suit also required.

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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