Hope Island


Sea Kayak - Hope Island

Launch from Arcadia Cruise by south end of Hope Island, continuing southeast past Sqauxin Island, entering Dana passage, stopping for lunch at a private beach returning same way circumnavigating hope island on east side; returning to Arcadia.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 14 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 3 kts
  • Pace: 3

Meet at 8 AM Arcadia near Shelton. Launch by 9 AM.

Please dress appropriately ( dry Suit required)

Bring something warm to drink and a lunch

let’s get out and have some fun😀

Be sure to bring your normal ten essentials
Bring if you have these:

FM radio
tow belt


This is a Phase 2 paddle.

This trip is only open to those Who live locally (within 125 miles of Joemma Beach State Park).

This trip will be updated if County guidelines change in advance of the trip.

Please review the three web. Link below we’ll be abiding by them on this paddle.





Hope Island

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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