Pre-Trip Skills Practice

Field trip: Pre-Trip Skills Practice

Pre-Trip Skills Practice - Liberty Bay

Practice skills before an upcoming trip. Leaders should use this to post practice sessions in advance of longer, more-difficult, or more-technical trips. This session will be testing of sailing kit, and practice / instruction on same.

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  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.6 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 30 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 1 kts
  • Pace: Brisk

7:30am at the Liberty Bay boat launch

This is a pre-trip practice session for participation on Brooks expedition and not open to broader signup.

Route/Place

Liberty Bay



  • MapTech Oak Bay to Commencement Bay No. 102

    NOAA Puget Sound No. 18440

    MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100

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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The kayaking essentials (see below) plus the Ten Essentials. Additional equipment may be required by the leader - please check the Leader's notes for additional information!

  1. Flotation 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 flotation
  6. Self-rescue paddle float
  7. Waterproof whistle
  8. Appropriate clothing and immersion wear for the conditions
  9. Sailing rig

 

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