Lake Union


Sea Kayak - Lake Union

If you're BSK grad who hasn't paddled in a while this is chance to wake up those paddling muscles.

  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm

Northwest Outdoor Center at 10 am.

Please bring as much as ten essentials as you needed.  It's going to be cold.  Drysuit required.  Wear layers under the drysuit.  Bring a drybag with extra clothing.  Bring water and snacks.  A hot beverage/snack may be a good idea.  Gloves, hat, even hot pockets may be appropriate.


Lake Union

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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