Nisqually Delta & Reach

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Sea Kayak - Nisqually Delta

Tacoma Branch Basic Kayak Student Paddle.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1 kts
  • Pace: Slow to moderate

Luhr Beach Boat Ramp, time TBD.

Leisurely paddle around the inlet.  All students will practice their self and assisted rescues. The direction of travel will depend on the weather that day.

Route/Place

Nisqually Delta & Reach


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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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