Case Inlet


Sea Kayak - McMicken Island (Case Inlet)

Come enjoy the tranquil Emerald Water of Joemma bay we’ll be crossing directly west to Harstine island adventuring north to find McKicken island for lunch

  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 7.5 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 10 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1 ft
  • Pace: 2

We’ll meet at Joemma Beach State Park

Meeting time to be determined 

Must have wet or dry suit.

Students will need to bring or rent there equipment elsewhere for this paddle

Be sure to bring  lunch snacks and something hot to drink

Basic Sea Kayak student will have an opportunity to practice there recuses before we cross  Case Inlet or after we return from McKicken island.

 This year’s basic sea kayak students will be able to sign up for this paddle on the sign-up sheet at the class session held on 4/7/18

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and plan to paddle in up to these conditions (view the sea kayak difficulties definitions on our Activity Types, Difficulties & Prerequisites page):

  • Difficulty: Sk-111
  • Wind: <10
  • Waves: 1
  • Currents: 
  • Distance:  nm
  • Pace: 2-3 knots

Case Inlet

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    47.226805, -122.805445
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    47.248385, -122.862463
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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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