Tacoma Narrows

Trip

Sea Kayak - Tacoma Narrows

Ride the tide from Owen Beach to Titlow and back.

Info
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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 3 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2.51 kts
  • Pace: 3

This is a mentored paddle for Dan Ritter. Meeting is at Owen Beach at 0745. Launch will be at 0845. Please bring a lunch. Headlamps for early morning unloading suggested. Please bring plenty of fluids and snacks. 

Unloading boats in low light. 

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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