Tacoma Narrows


Sea Kayak - Tacoma Narrows

Tacoma Narrows, SK-V

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  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Challenging

11:00 AM at Titlow Park

We'll drift the narrows, starting at Titlow beach, heading north and having a long lunch near point defiance.  We'll play in the eddy at the point on the early flood before heading back to Titlow Beach.  The currents in the narrows will be approximately 6.5 knots, making this a SK-V paddle.  Helmets will be required due to possible rough conditions during rescues.  Dry suits are required on all my paddles.


Tacoma Narrows

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials, helmet, dry suit, spare paddle recommended, vhf radio highly recommended.  You do not need a chart. 

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