Port Gamble Bay


Sea Kayak - Port Gamble Bay

Explore Port Gamble Bay and Salisbury Point. This is an experience paddle primarily for students of the Olympia Branch basic kayak class. Boat rentals are available at the launch point.

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 8.1 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 10 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1 kts
  • Pace: 2 kt

Meet at Olympic Outdoor Center in Port Gamble at 9:30.  We plan to be on the water by 10:30-11:00am once boats are rented.

Once you have received permission to register, if you need to rent a boat you must call Olympic Outdoor Center as soon as possible to arrange boat rental. The phone number is  360-297-4659.


Port Gamble Bay

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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