Sea Kayak - Suquamish to Keyport

Reverse: current ride from Keyport to Suquamish/return

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  • Sea Kayak III/IV
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 nm

Meet at 9am in Keyport Boat Launch.

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:  SK III-IV
  • Wind: <15 kts
  • Waves: <2 ft
  • Route: Keyport to Suquamish
  • Distance:  10 nm
  • Pace: Moderate

We'll paddle from Keyport through Agate Pass (2.5 kt ebb) to Suquamish.  Lunch at Bella Luna's.

Immersion wear not required, just sensible synthetic clothing and a change of clothes.


Suquamish to Keyport

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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