Squaxin Island Circumnavigation

Trip

Sea Kayak - Squaxin Island Circumnavigation

Winter trip around Squaxin Island with a stop at Hope Island.

Info
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  • Sea Kayak II+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: 3 kt

Plan to be on the water from Boston Harbor boat launch at 10:30 am.

Route/Place

Squaxin Island Circumnavigation


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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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