Stretch & Reach Islands

Trip

Sea Kayak - Stretch & Reach Islands

This is a student paddle. We will launch from Fair Harbor Marina and paddle clockwise around Stretch Island before having lunch at Stretch Point State Park. After lunch we will make a counter clockwise trip around Reach Island.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 7.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 10 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1.5 ft
  • Pace: 2.5

Meet at Hair Harbor Marina 5050 East Grapeview Loop Road at 9am and be ready to  launch at 10am. 

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
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