Stretch & Reach Islands


Sea Kayak - Stretch & Reach Islands

Wednesday looks to be a good day to get some sun on our faces. Join us for this lovely paddle around Stretch and Reach Islands.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 12 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Pace: 3.3

We will meet at 9:00 at the Allyn Waterfront Park for a 10:00 launch. Shore talk will be at 9:45.

Restrooms are available at the launch site.

Lunch break will be at Stretch Point State Park.

We will do a figure eight circumnavigation of Stretch and Reach Islands. 

This is a winter paddle. Please be prepared for cold weather: Dry suit, hat, gloves, warm beverage, CAG, etc. 

All 10+ essentials are requited.

Covid precautions will be followed. 


Stretch & Reach 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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