Oak Harbor to Coupeville


Sea Kayak - Oak Harbor to Coupeville

Let's explore historic Coupeville.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.2 nm

Oak Harbor Marina, 1401 Catalina Drive, you will pass several buildings on your right before you reach the boat ramp area. 

There is the possibility for some wind waves because of two fetch areas.

We will depart at 9:00, we will spend a couple of hours in Coupeville for lunch and exploring, we should be back around 4:00.

Be sure to bring along some snacks, water, sun screen, etc. and some backup clothing.  Dry suits or wet Suits are required.   


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: SK III
  • Wind:
  • Waves: wind waves possible due to two long fetch
  • Route:
  • Distance: 10.2  nm 
  • Pace: Moderate

We'll paddle from Oak Harbor  to Coupeville.  


Oak Harbor to Coupeville

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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