Sea Kayak - Lincoln Park to Blake Island

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Sea Kayak - Lincoln Park to Blake Island

Paddle from Lowman Beach Park to Blake Island and back.

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  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 nm


Meet at Lowman Beach Park: 7001 Beach Dr SW, Seattle, WA 98136.
There is construction by the park. We will have to drop boats and park cars on near by streets.

  • 8:00 or so - arrive to start packing.
  • 9:00 - Boats packed and ready to launch
  • 9:01 - Beach talk
  • 9:20 - Launch
  • 2:00 - Return


Come join me for a simple paddle over to Blank Island, around, and back.

Weather for Saturday looks decent.

  • Route:  Lowman Beach Park - Circumnavigate Blake Island - Return
  • Distance:  10 to 12nm
  • Pace:  3.25 knots
Route/Place

Lincoln Park to Blake Island


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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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