Sea Kayak - Port Townsend to Marrowstone Island

Cross over from Port Townsend to Marrowstone Point

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  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm

8:30am  meet at Point Hudson boat launch; drop gear, repark in town. 

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:  SKIV
  • Wind: <15 kts
  • Waves: <3 ft
  • Route: Straight across to Marrowstone Point. Fort Flagler lunch. Across to Boat Haven
  • Distance:  8nm
  • Pace: moderate

Launch from Point Hudson boat launch; drop gear, repark in town. Immersion wear required.


Port Townsend to Marrowstone Island

  • 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 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. Appropriate clothing for the conditions encountered seasonally
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