Rich Passage


Sea Kayak - Rich Passage

Ride some ebb currents out to Ward park over to orchard rocks lunch at Manchester park. Catching the ride back through Rich passage cruising down south shoreline until crossing north back to Illahee state park. Tacoma graduates or basic sea Kayak students are welcome to register.

  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm
  • Pace: 3

Illahee state park opens at 8:00am

Let’s be ready to depart by 9:15am with a  beach huddle at 9:00am

This park has pretty nice bath rooms

Be sure to bring your Discovery Pass 

This is a minus tide so if oyster season is open their will be lots of people harvesting them.

Be pre paired to carry our kayaks out to the deeper water near boat slips. 

Proper immersion clothing required.
Bring if you own these:

Tow belt

VHF radio

Snacks, hot drinks

We’ll have opportunity to roll and practice recuses always fun; right


Rich Passage

  • MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100

    Sea Trails Seattle, Bainbridge Island, Bremerton and Liberty Bay WA202

    NOAA Puget Sound: Seattle to Bremerton No. 18449
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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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