Stretch & Reach Islands

Trip

Sea Kayak - Stretch & Reach Islands

Two paddle pin locations in one trip, Stretch and Reach islands and Case Inlet. We will circumnavigate the islands on a figure 8 route and try to cover at least 7 nm of shore line of the upper Case inlet.

Info
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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.5 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 10 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: 2.5

Meet at the Allyn City boat launch, no fee. 

Leader permission required. Bring warm gear for the lunch break.  Our planned stop is an exposed beach with no shelter.  

Route/Place

Stretch & Reach Islands



  • MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100

    NOAA Puget Sound: Possession Sound to Olympia including Hood Canal No. 18445
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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

Dry suit required.  

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