Stretch & Reach Islands


Sea Kayak - Stretch & Reach Islands

This trip will circumnavigate Stretch and Reach Islands in the northern part of Case Inlet.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 10.0 nm
  • Elevation Gain: 13 ft

We will meet at the Port of Allyn Waterfront Park at a time TBD.

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and these conditions.  View the sea kayak difficulties definitions on the Activity Types page.

  • Difficulty: II/III
  • Wind: 10 to 12 kts Max.
  • Waves: 1 to 2 ft Max.
  • Route:
  • Distance: 10  nm
  • Pace: Easy

We'll paddle from Allyn and circumnavigate Stretch and Reach Islands. This trip will meet a requirement for the South Sound Island pin. The trip is available as a student paddle to students from this year's basic class. Students will practice rescue skills. Immersion wear (dry suit or wet suit) is required.


Stretch & Reach Islands

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These seven 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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