Vashon, Blake & Bainbridge Islands

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Sea Kayak - Vashon, Blake & Bainbridge Islands

Spend 3 days paddling 15-23 nm each and explore three very different islands in the Puget Sound.

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  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 60.0 nm

Information available with leader permission

 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-III+
  • Wind: 0-15 kts
  • Waves: 0-2'
  • Route:TBD
  • Distance:  60 nm
  • Pace: min 3 kts w/loaded boats

Drysuits required and multi day kayak camping experience highly recommended.

Route/Place

Vashon, Blake & Bainbridge Islands



  • NOAA Puget Sound No. 18440

    MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100

    Sea Trails Seattle, Bainbridge Island, Bremerton and Liberty Bay WA202
  • See full route/place details.
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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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