Sea Kayak - Possession Sound


Sea Kayak - Possession Sound

Assessment paddle for Colin. A 10 nm round-trip paddle from Edgewater Beach Park to Possession Point CMT Site for lunch. Suitable for basic class students and graduates.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 10 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1 kts
  • Pace: 3 kt

Meet at Edgewater Beach Park in Mukilteo.  Please arrive so you are ready to launch by 9 am.  

This is an assessment paddle for Colin and is suitable for basic class participants. 

We will launch from Edgewater Beach Park and paddle to Whidbey Island for a rest stop at the Possession Sound Preserve.   Next we'll paddle south along the coast for a lunch break at Possession Point State Park, before returning by the same route.   

There are crossings which may require basic bracing skills.   


Possession Sound

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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