Gig Harbor Triple Cross

Trip

Sea Kayak - Gig Harbor Triple Cross

Get out for some Sunday exercise. Paddle from Owen beach to Vashon Island, then over to Gig Harbor before returning to Owen beach.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 3 kts
  • Pace: moderate

Owen Beach, Point Defiance.  Launch at 8:30 AM

This paddle is suitable for this year's students, as long as they have had one "sea" paddle before this.   We will be paddling against current at times.

Route/Place

Gig Harbor Triple Cross


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These seven 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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