Hobuck Beach


Sea Kayak - Hobuck Beach

Kayak paddle from Hobuck Beach to Cape Flattery (or vicinity, depending on conditions)

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  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.5 nm

We will meet at Hobuck Beach on Saturday morning.  Launch time TBA.

We are hoping to be able to paddle from Hobuck Beach to Cape Flattery on Saturday, if conditions permit (ie, surf is not too high.)  If the surf is up, we will probably paddle in Neah Bay instead. We will have fun, no matter where we end up paddling!

For those that are interested, camping is available at Hobuck Beach (for a fee.)  Some of us will be there Friday for a little pre-paddle surf play time and, for those that can stay, we are planning a paddle in the Neah Bay area on Sunday.  It's OK to just come out for the Saturday paddle if that's all that you can do.

Paddlers must have their Intermediate Kayak Course (or equivalent) designation, plus wear a dry suit and a helmet.  You will also need to purchase a current Makah Recreation Permit for $10 (available at various stores at Neah Bay.)

If you are interested, contact Beth Owen at bluekayak123@yahoo.com.


Hobuck Beach

  • Custom Correct North Olympic Coast

    Green Trails Cape Flattery No. 98S

    MapTech Cape Flattery to Whidbey Island No. 103

    Sea Trails Strait of Juan de Fuca & Crescent Lake WA301

    Sea Trails Roadless Coast, Neah Bay to Ruby Beach WA302

    NOAA Cape Flattery No. 18485
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These nine essentials plus The Ten Essentials are required:

  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. Dry suit
  9. Helmet
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