Quartermaster Harbor

Trip

Sea Kayak - Quartermaster Harbor

Student equipment rental paddle, tour of the harbor.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Meet at Burton Acres Park (Jensen Point Boathouse) on Burton Peninsula, Vashon Island, at 09:30.

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
  • Wind:Several short crossings may be affected by wind.
  • Waves:Possible wind waves.
  • Route:Depending on conditions.  Dockton Park lunch.  
  • Distance:  8nm
  • Pace:Leisurely

We'll paddle from Jensen Boathouse  to the inner harbor, lunch at Dockton Park, practice rescues and re-entries near Jensen Point.  

Route/Place

Quartermaster Harbor



  • MapTech Oak Bay to Commencement Bay No. 102

    MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100

    NOAA Puget Sound: Shilshole Bay to Commencement Bay No. 18474

    NOAA Puget Sound: Southern Part No. 18448
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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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