Pre-Trip Skills Practice


Pre-Trip Skills Practice - Whidbey Island West Shore

Paddle the west shore of Whidbey Island

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  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 18.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 20 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 4 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 4 kts
  • Pace: Brisk

Fort Casey Ferry Terminal, time to be determined.

This is a pre-trip practice session for participation on [include leader's name and a hyperlink to your trip]. Space may or may not be available for additional participants. Please check the Leader's notes for additional information about content and availability! 


Whidbey Island West Shore

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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