Gig Harbor


Sea Kayak - Gig Harbor

Student paddle from Gig Harbor to Sunrise Beach.

  • Sea Kayak II
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 10 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 0.6 kts
  • Pace: 2.0

We will MEET at the Gig Harbor Boat Launch (8723 Randall Dr) at 9:00 am and LAUNCH at around 10:00 am.  

This  paddle is for Basic Sea Kayak Course students.  We will explore Gig Harbor as we paddle to Sunrise Beach for lunch on the beach. 

All participants will practice our rescues (self and assisted) towards the end of our paddle.  Dry suits or wet suits required.


Gig Harbor

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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