Gig Harbor

Trip

Sea Kayak - Gig Harbor to Sunrise Beach

If your new to kayaking this is a chance to have fun as you wind our way around the boats. We’ll head out north in Colvas Passage until reaching Sunrise Park. Where we’ll have lunch. We might see some critters.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 12 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1.7 kts
  • Pace: 2.5

Meet Time 9:15am

Launch Time 10:15am

Eddon Boat Park

PARKING: There’s lots of Parallel parking along Stinson Avenue, near Gig Harbor Yacht Club, across the street uphill 300’, from Eddon Boat Park.

You’ll need to rent equipment elsewhere.

There are very nice public Restrooms at this Park.

I’ll email everyone on Friday about any up dates required because of Deteriorating weather.

 

 

We’ll perform self and assisted rescues after we return from sunrise park.  

Proper Immersion wear required, (dry suit) preferably.

VHF radio if you have one.

Tow Belt if your have one.

Be sure to bring a lunch and snacks and something hot to drink 🍹 

Be sure to bring your  ”Paddle Completion form”. Please be sure you’ve completed it prior to the pre-paddle discussion to begin at 10:00am

I’ll include a sheet for you if you don’t have upon (request

I’ll contact you Friday with anything new news.

Route/Place

Gig Harbor


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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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