Wind and Waves


Wind and Waves - Carr Inlet

Follow-on paddle to March 4 Strokes Clinic

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm

Meet at 8:00am at the Wauna boat ramp.

We will paddle in up to these conditions.  View the sea kayak difficulties definitions on the Activity Types page.

  • Difficulty: SKIII
  • Wind:<14kts
  • Waves: <1.8 ft
  • Route: Along the jetty, under the bridge, and into the protected lagoon.
  • Distance:  6nm
  • Pace: Slow, meandering, and practicing our strokes

This is a clinic follow-on practice session. It is open to those who have taken a strokes clinic recently.


Carr Inlet

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These seven essentials plus The Ten Essentials are required on all sea kayaking trips.  All but the whistle and clothing should be provided with any kayak rental.

  1. Floatation 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 floatation
  6. Self-rescue paddle float
  7. Waterproof whistle
  8. Appropriate clothing for the conditions encountered seasonally
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