Sea Kayak - Harstine Island to McMicken Island


Sea Kayak - Harstine Island to McMicken Island

Conditioner paddle to check out McMicken Island beach

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 13.0 nm

8:30am on a northern Hartstine Island location TBD. There will be restrooms at launch and destination.

We will go out in up to these conditions:

  • Difficulty:  Conditioner. Must be able to sustain a speed of 3.6 kts on flat water, not accounting for stops.
  • Wind: In up to 12 kts
  • Waves:  up to 1.5 ft
  • Route: To McMicken Island
  • Distance: 13 nm
  • Pace: Brisk

Immersion wear required. May need wheels depending on launch point.

Email me, or call on 360-710-0616.


Hartstine Island

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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