Sea Kayak - Marrowstone & Indian Islands Circumnavigation

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Sea Kayak - Marrowstone & Indian Islands Circumnavigation

We’ll be circumnavigating in a counter-clock direction paddling against a mild current flow for first two nautical miles. After rounding Kinney Point the current will be working for us. Eventually building to almost 3kts we should arrive at north end of island with ample time for playing in the Turbulence that sometimes found there.

  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 16.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 14 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 3 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 3 kts
  • Pace: 3.0kts

We’ll meet at INDIAN ISLAND COUNTY PARK         6:30am 

Launch at 7:15am

should be off water before dark

It’s winter a Dry suit is required

bring if you have them:

Radio

Tow Built

We should expect to practice rolls, high or  low bracing, assisted rescues playing in the rapids. Maybe Mother Nature will provide some good trailing or head winds.

Be sure to bring Lunch snacks something warm to drink.

 

Route/Place

Marrowstone & Indian Islands



  • NOAA Port Townsend No. 18464

    NOAA Bellingham to Everett No. 18423

    NOAA Approaches to Admirally Inlet Dungeness to Oak Bay No. 18471

    Sea Trails North Hood Canal, Dosewallips to Port Ludlow WA105

    Sea Trails Port Townsend, Dungeness Spit to Marrowstone Island WA103

    MapTech Cape Flattery to Whidbey Island No. 103
  • See full route/place details.
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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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