FLOW - Fun and Learning on the Water


FLOW - Fun and Learning on the Water - Deception Pass

Individually customized instruction provided for any paddling strokes you'd like to learn. We'll go around Deception Island during slack, and then explore Canoe Pass's ebb and dynamic water. Beginner or Advanced Paddlers welcome.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 10 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 4 kts
  • Pace: 2 kt

8:00am meet at Bowman Bay to prep launch

8:30am pre launch chat.

8:45am launch from Bowman Bay. 

We'll enjoy a short paddle around Deception Island and then go explore Canoe Pass for fun and bracing practice in dynamic water. 

2pm to 3pm return to Bowman.

This is the Sun Oct 2 version of the same venue posted for Sat Oct 1st, where we focus on refining and mastering your low and high brace(s) - and any other paddling strokes.
If a waiting list develops, preference will be given to those who did not join the Sat Oct 1st outing I posted.

Deception Pass

  • Sea Trails Deception Pass and Skagit Bay WA101

    NOAA Bellingham to Everett No. 18423

    NOAA Anacortes to Skagit Bay No. 18427
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Must have: dry/wet suit; spray skirt; pump; float bag; decklines; water/food/snacks; etc.
Should have: helmet, VHF, etc.
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