Wind and Waves


Wind and Waves - Henderson Bay

Learn boat control skills in wind and waves.

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  • Sea Kayak III, Sea Kayak IV
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm

Wauna Boat launch (Purdy spit) Sunday Oct 16, 9:30 AM

One day clinic learning how to control your boat in wind and small waves.  The clinic will usually be held with winds up to 20 mph, and waves 1-3 feet.   Dry suit and helmet required (dynamic conditions).  Recommend neoprene cap and gloves as well.  A directional control clinic is recommended prior to taking this, but is not required.


Henderson Bay

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

20 sea kayak essentials. 

Dry suit


Recommend gloves and neoprene hat.

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