Ketron Island Circumnavigation


Sea Kayak - Ketron Island Circumnavigation

launch at Steilacoom ferry dock, time tbd. circumnavigate Ketron counterclockwise. lunch at solo point. Return to Steilacoom ferry. parking fee at Steilacoom $6

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  • Sea Kayak II+
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Maximum Currents: 1.0 kts

Meet at Steilacoom ferry dock late am. exact time to be decided

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and plan to paddle in up to these conditions (view the sea kayak difficulties definitions on our Activity Types, Difficulties & Prerequisites page):

  • Difficulty: II
  • Wind: SSE
  • Waves: minimal
  • Currents: 1 to 2 knots
  • Distance:  nm
  • Pace: easy

Ketron 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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