Seattle BSKC Student Paddle

Field trip: Basic Sea Kayaking Course

Seattle BSKC Student Paddle - Port Gamble Bay

Student paddles that meet Basic Sea Kayaking graduation requirement

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.0 nm

Olympic Outdoor Center,  32379 NE Rainier Avenue, Port Gamble, WA 98346

We will meet at Olympic Outdoor Center at 10 am. We can pick up 8 people at the Kingston Ferry dock if you would like to walk on the ferry.  Plan to arrive in Kingston by 8:45 am if you would like a ride to Port Gamble.

We will explore Port Gamble Bay and Salsbury County Park. Drysuit required. Bring lunch and plenty of water for the day.  We will play in the water and demonstrate re-entries. A neoprene  hood, gloves, nose clip and goggles are suggested depending upon individual comfort and preference. 

Kayaks and most gear may be rented at Olympic Outdoor Center. Contact the store to reserve gear, 360-297-4659. Ask to speak with Forrest.


Port Gamble Bay

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Sea Kayak Essentials

Since we will spend some time in the water practicing wet exits and re-entries, plan to wear sufficient insulation under your drysuit.

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