Port Townsend: North Beach to McCurdy Point

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Sea Kayak - Port Townsend: North Beach to McCurdy Point

This could be an interesting paddle depending on the weather? Should there be a Gale within 24 hours of launch time you could find challenging conditions at North Beach County Park. If you have a sail be sure to bring it along. In any Case it’s a dumping beach so if your comfortable with a little confused wave action at the beach; this will be kind of a conditioning paddle.

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  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.5 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 12 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 3.5 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 4.2 kts
  • Pace: 3.5

We’ll meet at North Beach County Park at 10:15am

Launch at 11:00am  this could be SK-III+

Proper immersion clothing required.

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Route/Place

Port Townsend: North Beach to McCurdy Point



  • NOAA Approaches to Admirally Inlet Dungeness to Oak Bay No. 18471

    MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100

    Sea Trails Port Townsend, Dungeness Spit to Marrowstone Island WA103
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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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