McNeil Island Circumnavigation


Sea Kayak - McNeil Island Circumnavigation

Early am paddle around McNeil with a quick stop on Eagle. We will launch from Steilacoom dock

  • Sea Kayak III+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 15.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: moderate to brisk

We will meet at the Steilacoom dock at  7:30 AM for a 8:00 am Launch.   I plan to  check the site for parking options and need for wheels so please check back for updates.


McNeil Island Circumnavigation

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
  9. Dry suit
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