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Paddle Kitsap

with: Olympic Outdoor Center

Date: Sat, August 19th, 2017

Lovely one day paddle from Fay Bainbridge Park to Poulsbo Waterfront Park. We will paddle through the Agate Pass on a strong incoming tide that will propel us to our destination. Read More 

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Please Note:
Kayaks must be fully compartmentalized (bulkheads or flotation front & back). Those not renting will also need to bring a life jacket, bilge pump & paddle float.

Paddle Kitsap

Explore a leg of the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails on this 8 mile paddle that Starts at Fay Bainbirdge Park and ends at our rental facility in Liberty Bay, Poulsbo. All ages are welcome, we only require a good attitude, and enthusiasm to paddle.

What's Included:

  • Paddle Snack Pack
  • Professional Guides & Safety Boaters on the water at all times
  • $5 donation to Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails
  • Shuttle back to Fay Bainbridge Park


Fay Bainbridge Address: 15446 Sunrise Dr NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

  •   7:30am - Check-in opens at Fay Bainbridge Park
  •   8:30am - Mandatory Paddler Safety Meeting
  •   9:00am - Paddle Begins
  • 11:00am - Rest Stop in Keyport
  •   2:00pm - Paddlers arrive at Poulsbo Waterfront Park
  •   6:30pm - Shuttle back to Fay Bainbridge Park

The fist leg of our journey is about 5.5 miles and should take about 2 hours; we will make our way across Port Madison and into Agate Passage to ride the incoming tide on our way to our rest stop in Keyport where we will hop out of the boats to stretch, use the facility and snag some goodies from the Keyport Mercantile. After we have had time to recharge in Keyport we hit the water for the final 2.5 miles into Poulsbo. We will still have the current pushing us and expect the last leg to take about an hour.

* Times are approximations and may vary depending on our group and conditions.

Recommended Paddling Gear:

  • Paddle Leash
  • Spray Skirt
  • First Aid Kit
  • 2 Large Water Bottles
  • Waterproof cases for camera / cell phone
  • Dry Bags
  • Whistle
  • Sunscreen
  • Chap stick
  • Knife
  • ID


  • Short Sleeve and Long Sleeve Synthetic Top
  • Synthetic Shorts and/or Pants 
  • Paddling Jacket & Pants
  • Neoprene Booties and/or Water Shoes 
  • Paddling Gloves
  • Dry Suit (Optional but a good idea)
  • Wet Suit or Neoprene Tops or Bottoms (Optional but a good idea)
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses

* Recommended Clothing will be a function of risk. Consider: Water Temp, Air Temp, Sea State, our proximity to shore, Current, Paddler Experience, Group Experience to name a few. The higher the risk the paddle for the day the more important thermal protection like Neoprene or a dry suit become.  Please let us know if you have any questions about what to wear.

Need to Rent Gear?

Stand-up paddleboards, single kayaks and double kayaks are available to rent for the event. All rentals include individually fitted personal flotation device and paddle. Kayak rentals include a bilge pump and paddle float. A short lesson or refresher is also included with each rental, as well as help with fitting of all equipment. All rental equipment will be delivered to and picked up from the event by us.

Note: Recreational kayaks (under 12') are not allowed on this paddle. All kayaks must be fully compartmentalized (bulkheads or flotation front & back). You must know how and be able to perform a self rescue. Paddlers who bring their own equipment will also need to bring a Life Jacket, a Bilge Pump and a Paddle Float.

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