Sea Kayak - Totten Inlet

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Sea Kayak - Totten Inlet

Explore/look around in Totten Inlet, launching from Arcadia.

  • Sea Kayak III, Sea Kayak II
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 13 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2.5 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2.5 kts
  • Pace: 3 kt

Launch at Arcadia boat ramp,  Launch time 11 a.m. 

Meet at place/time TBD.     Possible car shuttle.  Details to be communicated to participants.

Launch will be from beach alongside and south of the boat ramp.

 

 

Participants should expect typical fall conditions that might include some wind and waves and precipitation.    

Totten Inlet is one of the listed paddles to qualify for the Inlets Badge.

https://www.mountaineers.org/membership/badges/award-badges/olympia-branch/olympia-branch-sea-kayaking-south-sound-inlets

 

 

Route/Place

Totten Inlet



  • MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100

    NOAA Puget Sound: Possession Sound to Olympia including Hood Canal No. 18445
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Dry suit required

These seven essentials plus The Ten Essentials are required on all sea kayaking trips.  

  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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