Basic Sea Kayaking Student Paddle

Field trip: Basic Sea Kayaking Course

Basic Sea Kayaking Student Paddle - Cornet Bay to Skagit Island

Basic Sea Kayaking Student Paddle for Current Students of 2017 Everett Sea Kayak Course

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 7.0 nm

Meet at Cornet Bay Boat Ramp on Whidbey Island. 

Meet:  9AM

Launch 10AM

Opportunity to complete a student paddle on a trip that is only open to students and instructors of the 2017 Everett Basic Sea Kayak Course.  Other 2017 Sea Kayak students from other chapters welcome providing there is space available. Contact Bill Coady (206-818-7845) before registering if you are from another chapter and would like to join the paddle.

Paddle Flood east towards Skagit.  Probably stop there for a short break

-Paddle clockwise around Skagit and across to east end of Hope and circle clockwise around to the beach on the south side of Hope. 
-Lunch on Hope.
-Wait for slack and begin paddle back on the building ebb across to Ben Ure Spit on Whidbey and follow shoreline back to Cornet launch site.
-Off water about 3PM or so.

Cornet Bay to Skagit Island

  • MapTech Bellingham to Skagit Bay No. 107

    Sea Trails Deception Pass and Skagit Bay WA101

    NOAA Anacortes to Skagit Bay No. 18427
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Boat, paddle, drysuit, pfd, paddle float, bilge pump, 10 essentials, signalling device

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