Vashon & Maury Islands Circumnavigation

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Sea Kayak - Maury Island Circumnavigation

Counterclockwise circumnavigation of Maury island, launching and landing at Portage.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: 3

Meet at portage in time to launch by 10 am.

Suggest taking the 0815 ferry from fauntleroy.

You should be comfortable paddling this distance.     We will take one lunch break and two optional stops.

Drive onto Vashon ferry, then to portage.

Route/Place

Vashon & Maury Islands Circumnavigation


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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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