Sea Kayak - Port Madison & Miller Bay

Enjoy a late fall paddle around Port Madison and Miller Bay. Expect to see chum salmon and fall foliage. This is a mentored paddle.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1.2 kts
  • Pace: 2.5 knots

Contact mentored leader Barb Motteler for questions or leader permission.

Launch from  the Suquamish Dock aka Charles Lawrence Memorial Boat Ramp, (7235 NE Pkwy, Suquamish, WA 98392).  Meet at launch site at 9am to prepare for 10am launch.

 No car shuttle required.

We will stop for lunch at Indianola.  This  is a great lunch stop with a little store that has hot coffee, etc.

Dry suit required.  Wear your winter layers.  Bring full finger gloves.  Bring tow belt and VHF radio if you have them. 


Port Madison & Miller 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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