Sea Kayak - Shi Shi Beach & Point of the Arches


Sea Kayak - Shi Shi Beach & Point of the Arches

Hobuck Beach to Shi Shi Beach and Point of the Arches

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  • Sea Kayak V
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 3 ft
  • Pace: 3.0 - 3.5 kts

Meet at Hobuck Beach, time TBA

This paddle is part of the Surf Zone and Beyond Week activity.  All participants for this paddle must also be signed up for that activity. 

If sea and weather conditions allow, we will be paddling from Hobuck Beach to Shi Shi Beach, possibly with a little rock gardening in Point of the Arches.

Participants must be experienced with open coastal conditions including wind and some swell, and be comfortable with going in and out of three foot surf. 

Dry suits, helmets and neoprene gloves required.


Hobuck Beach

  • Custom Correct North Olympic Coast

    Green Trails Cape Flattery No. 98S

    MapTech Cape Flattery to Whidbey Island No. 103

    Sea Trails Strait of Juan de Fuca & Crescent Lake WA301

    Sea Trails Roadless Coast, Neah Bay to Ruby Beach WA302

    NOAA Cape Flattery No. 18485
  • See full route/place details.
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
  9.  Helmet
  10.  Dry suit
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