Sea Kayak - Gig Harbor Triple Cross


Sea Kayak - Gig Harbor Triple Cross

We’ll launch at Owen Beach heading towards Vashon Island and over to Gig Harbor bay with a stop at Tides Tavern for lunch After lunch we’ll return to Point Defiance and then finally making it back to Owen Beach. We’ll practice wet exit after lunch before leaving GH bay.

  • Sea Kayak III
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.0 nm
  • Pace: 2.5

We’ll meet at Owen Beach at 10:15am the plan is to have beach meeting at 11:00am with launch 🚀 there after.  

Owen beach has 4 very nice rest rooms 

Please come with your paddle completion sheet for a meeting at Tides Tavern, we’ll review your sheets. 

Please come in proper immersion clothing (dry Suit) is preferred. 

Bring if you own these:

Vhf radio 

Tow built

Be sure to pack a backup Lunch and snacks and warm or fluids. 


Gig Harbor Triple Cross

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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