Trip

Sea Kayak - Vendovi Island

Vendovi Island paddle and hike, suitable for beginners.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm

Meeting at 8:30 AM at Guemes  Island Ferry dock in on 6th St and I Ave. Anacortes

Dress for immersion is required.

Launch Spot

We will carpool and take the Guemes ferry to Hunts Park on the NE of Guemes Island where we will launch.

Activities

We will paddle from Hunts Park to Vendovi Island. There are trails at the island and those who are interested can hike them. We will have lunch there. After lunch we will circumnavigate Vendovi Island before heading back to our launch spot in Guemes.

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I expect this sea kayak trip to have:  

  • Difficulty:  SK II/SK III
  • Wind: <10kt
  • Waves: <3 ft
  • Route: 
  • Distance:  6 nm
  • Pace:  moderate

View the sea kayak difficulties definitions on the Activity Types page.

Route/Place

Vendovi Island


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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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