Trip

Sea Kayak - Maury Island

Circumnavigation of Maury from Portage.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.0 nm

Pt. Defiance Ferry parking at 7:45am

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and these conditions.  View the sea kayak difficulties definitions on the Activity Types page.

  • Difficulty:  III+
  • Wind: less than 20kt
  • Waves: less than 3 ft
  • Route: counter clockwise circumnavigation
  • Distance:  13nm
  • Pace: moderate - 3kt while moving.

We'll paddle from Portage (south side beach) to Portage (north side beach).

Route/Place

Maury Island



  • MapTech Oak Bay to Commencement Bay No. 102

    NOAA Puget Sound: Possession Sound to Olympia including Hood Canal No. 18445
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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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