Sea Kayak - Lake Washington: Concrete Beach


Sea Kayak - Lake Washington: Concrete Beach

Paddle from Concrete Beach to Matthews Beach to experience the Argosy Cruise Kirkland Choral Society sing Christmas Carols at 7:50 PM. Decorate your kayak with lights and come dressed warmly in a drysuit and layers.

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  • Sea Kayak II+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 1.5 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 14.0 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1.0 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

We will meet at 4:30 pm at Magnuson Cafe and Brewery for dinner.  

6:00 PM Meet at Concrete Beach  Decorate Boats with lights

7:10 PM Launch and paddle to Matthews Beach

7:50 - 8:15 PM Kirkland Choral Society Sings from Argosy Ship at Matthews Beach

8:30 PM  Return to Concrete Beach


Bring warm clothing, and headlamps.  Have at least one white light on boat/PFD - but feel free to decorate your boat with Christmas lights.  Winds of 15+ knots and or waves of 2' will cancel this event. You must have successfully completed the Basic Sea Kayaking course.


Lake Washington

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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