Pre-Trip Skills Practice - Point No Point to Hood Canal

Field trip: Pre-Trip Skills Practice

Pre-Trip Skills Practice - Point No Point to Hood Canal

Meet 8:45AM, at the Eglon boat launch. Unload kayaks and gear, then transport at least one vehicle, with a spare change of clothing and foot wear, to our destination, Port Gamble.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.2 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: 3.7kts

Meet 8:45AM, at the Eglon boat launch. Unload kayaks and gear, then transport at least one vehicle, with a spare change of clothing and foot wear per person, to our destination, Port Gamble.

 

Wind may dictate kayaking this route in reverse order (deasil) launching at Port Gamble.

This is a pre-trip practice session for participation on the West Coast Vancouver Island expedition. Space may or may not be available for additional participants. Please check the Leader's notes for additional information about content and availability! 

Route/Place

Point No Point to Hood Canal



  • MapTech Oak Bay to Commencement Bay No. 102

    NOAA Puget Sound: Entrance to Hood Canal No. 18477

    Sea Trails North Hood Canal, Dosewallips to Port Ludlow WA105
  • See full route/place details.
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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

 

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