Rich Passage


Sea Kayak - Rich Passage: Bremerton to Orchard Rocks

If the weather cooperates, the tides should give us a good day to enjoy the ride through Rich Passage.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 4 kts

Launch from and return to the boat launch, Evergreen Rotary Park, 1500 Park AVE, Bremerton, WA 98337:

Start time, on the water no later than 9:00 a.m.

This will be a COVID-19 Washington State guidelines phase 2 trip.

Anticipate stops at Fort Ward and/or Manchester State Park.  We may be looking for wildlife at Orchard Rocks as well.    

As a participant, you should be comfortable and familiar with moving water.   Dry suite required.   


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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