Port Gamble Bay

Trip

Sea Kayak - Port Gamble Bay

The goal of this paddle is for Seattle Basic Course instructors to become familiar with the route prior to student paddles. We will paddle from Port Gamble to Foulweather Bluff Nature Preserve.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1 kts
  • Pace: 3.2 kts

Meet at Port Gamble waterfront allowing sufficient time for a 10 am launch.

Route/Place

Port Gamble Bay


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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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