Skagit & Hope Islands


Sea Kayak - Skagit & Hope Islands

Priority to Seattle students who have not completed their paddles yet. Join us as we explore Skagit and Hope Islands.

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm

Meet at Cornet Bay at 9am for a 10 am launch.

If you need to rent a boat etc please contact Kayak Academy 206 527 1825. Plan to launch at 10, eat lunch at Skagit Island State Park. We will then explore Hope Island. Students will be expected to demonstrate wet exit and solo re-entry as well as assisted rescues. Dress for immersion.


Skagit & Hope Islands

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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