Freshwater Bay


Sea Kayak - Freshwater Bay

If you attended the clinic the day before, and now have some skills that you might not of had beforehand, this would be a good opportunity to continue building them. Continue working on your timing or a rescue or two should the opportunity arise. Or if it’s windy you might check off an IMS item.

  • Sea Kayak III+, Sea Kayak IV, Sea Kayak V
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm

Plan to meet at Freshwater Bay at 9:00am.

And be ready for beach huddle by 9:45am

Proper Immersion clothing and helmet required.

Be sure to bring these if you own them:

A tow belt and/or short tow

VHF  marine radio

Snacks and lunch warmer hot fluids 


Freshwater Bay

  • MapTech Cape Flattery to Whidbey Island No. 103

    NOAA Strait of Juan de Fuca: Eastern Part No. 18465
  • 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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