Sea Kayak - Tacoma Narrows

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Sea Kayak - Tacoma Narrows

We’ll put in at Titlow Beach, paddling the Narrows with a delightful current assist having lunch at the Tides, in GigHarbor. We’ll head back just in time to catch the Flood currents at almost 4kts at Point Evans. (There’s almost always a Seal escort near by)!

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2.5 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 4 kts
  • Pace: 3

Meet 8:45am

Launch at 9:30am

We’ll be off water around 4:00pm

 

 

Dry suits required 

Bring if you have them:

VHF radio, tow belt, 

Bring snacks and something warm to drink

 

 

Route/Place

Tacoma Narrows



  • 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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