Puget Sound: East Passage

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Sea Kayak - Puget Sound: East Passage

Moderately paced paddle along eastern shore of the Des Moines East Passage.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Moderate

Meet at Dash Point Pier (Not Dash Point State Park) at 9:00 AM. Plan to launch at 10:00 AM.

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: SK II/III
  • Wind: 5 mph to 10 mph
  • Waves: less than 1'
  • Route:Dash Point Pier to Redondo
  • Distance:  9 nm
  • Pace: Moderate

We'll paddle from Dash Point Pier to Redondo depending on prevailing conditions.

Route/Place

Puget Sound: East Passage



  • Sea Trails Vashon Island, Tacoma Narrows to Elliot Bay WA203

    MapTech Oak Bay to Commencement Bay No. 102

    MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100

    NOAA Puget Sound: Southern Part No. 18448
  • See full route/place details.
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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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