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Sea Kayak - Point Robinson and the East Passage

Lets cross the East Channel to visit Point Robinson.

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  • Sea Kayak III+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 nm

The actual launch point will be in the DesMoines area and launch time will be announced soon.

This trip will visit Saltwater State Park, Des Moines Creek Park, and  Point Robinson Park. I'll pick the launch point soon. 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:10-13 Kts
  • Waves:1-2 ft
  • Route:TBA
  • Distance:  7 nm
  • Pace:Moderate
Route/Place

Point Robinson and the East Passage



  • NOAA Puget Sound: Possession Sound to Olympia including Hood Canal No. 18445

    Sea Trails Vashon Island, Tacoma Narrows to Elliot Bay WA203

    MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100
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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. Immersion Wear required. Dry suits or wet suits which cover your torso are acceptable.
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