Sea Kayak - Vashon & Maury Islands Circumnavigation


Sea Kayak - Vashon & Maury Islands Circumnavigation

Ride the currents up for an overnight on lovely Blake Island and back again on Sunday.

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  • Sea Kayak III+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 35.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2.0 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 4.0 kts

TBA with leader's permission

You will need to paddle a loaded boat at a minimum of 3 knots for 14 nm on Sat and 19 nm on Sun.  Optional dinner on Sat at Tillicum Village and Sun breakfast will be at a Vashon Island restaurant. Parking and camping fees will apply. 


Vashon & Maury Islands Circumnavigation

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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