East Passage, Puget Sound


Sea Kayak - East Passage, Puget Sound

Midweek paddle from Redondo Beach to Dash point and back.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 9.5 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 10 kts
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: 3 kts

Meet at Redondo Beach at 9am for a 10 am launch. We will  paddle down to Dash point park for lunch and return via the same route to Redondo Beach

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and plan to paddle in up to these conditions (view the sea kayak difficulties definitions on our Activity Types, Difficulties & Prerequisites page):

  • Difficulty: SK II/III
  • Wind: Wind up to 10kts
  • Waves: 1 ft
  • Distance: 10 nm
  • Pace: moderate

East Passage, Puget Sound

  • 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.
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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