Penn Cove


Sea Kayak - Penn Cove

This trip is offered as a "student paddle" and is open to students from all branches; to sign up, please request permission from the trip leader. Dry suits required.

  • Sea Kayak II
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 9.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 13 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1.5 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

CHANGE OF VENUE: Meet Sunday morning at 9:00am at the boat ramp just east of downtown Coopeville (600 NE 9th St, Coupeville).  We’ll launch an hour later.  

As with other regular Mountaineers Sea Kayaking activities, participants are responsible for making their own arrangements for their boats, gear, food, and water.


Penn Cove

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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