Sea Kayak - Indian Island Circumnavigation

November circumnavigation of Indian Island to keep your skills sharpened. 13nm round trip from Port Hadlock and return for dinner at the Ajax Cafe,

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.5 nm

Port Hadlock and be ready to launch at 10am.

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and these conditions.  View the sea kayak difficulties definitions on the Activity Types page.

  • Difficulty: moderate--good intermediate skills needed
  • Wind: cancel if excess of 12 kt
  • Waves:1-2 ft
  • Route:clockwise circumnavigation
  • Distance:  13nm
  • Pace: Indian Island

We'll paddle from Pt Hadlock to Ft Flagler for a brief stop and then to Mystery Bay for lunch and then through the cut and into Portage Canal and back to Port Hadlock.


Indian Island Circumnavigation

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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