(To book your trip, click the day on the calendar).
RIDE THE TIDE at this years Paddle Kitsap.
Paddle Kitsap is a one day paddle from Port Orchard to Silverdale through Port Washington Narrows on a strong incoming tide that will propel you with ease to our destination. Paddle Kitsap is an amazing experience! The community of people, the location, the challenge and the good food make this a trip to remember.
To reserve your spot, click event date on the calendar.
With views of the Cascade and Olympic Mountain ranges, Mount Rainier, and wildlife this trip will be a highlights of the paddling year.
No experience is needed and all ages are welcome.
Kayak or Standup Paddleboard Rentals:
Standup paddleboards and single and double kayaks are available to rent for the event. All rentals include boat/board, 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. You do not need to do anything but get fitted to your equipment and paddle!
Want to do Paddle Kitsap but don't have your own boat? Or are you thinking of buying a kayak but need to try one out? We have plastic and fiberglass single and double kayaks for rent! Kayak rentals include personal flotation devices (PFD),
paddles, spray skirt, bilge pump, paddle float, and
transportation of the boat and equipment to and from the event locations.
Rental rates for the event:
Single Models: give us your specific size and weight and we'll fit you with the best model for you.
Double Models: Necky Amaruk.
Paddle Kitsap 2014 Timeline
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Day Time Line Location Activity
Saturday 9:30 AM Water Street Boat Launch Check-in Open
23-Aug-14 10:30 AM Water Street Boat Launch Paddlers Meeting
11:00 AM Water Street Boat Launch Paddlers Start
Noon Evergreen Park Lunch Stop
3:00 PM Silverdale Waterfront park Paddlers Arrive
Things To Bring
What to Bring Your Boat in the following condition:
Flotation in each end of the boat either bulk headed hatches with covers or float bags.
No cracked hatch covers missing covers or unsafe hatch systems. Boat must be able to float in case of capsize.
Carry handles on each end of the boat.
Bow and Stern lines - 12 foot long, nylon cord OK.
Recreational kayaks or open canoes only if provided with proper flotation. Sit on top kayaks OK.
All the * items below.
For the Boat (star items are required)
____* Life Jacket(Must wear at all times on the water)
____* Paddle/Oar (light as possible)
____* Spray Skirt (required for all sit-in boats)
____* Bilge Pump(required for all sit-in boats)
____* Paddle Float (required for all sit-in boats)
____*Whistle(required by Coast Guard)
____Basic First-Aid Kit
____* Bow Tow Line (12 feet)
____* Stern Tow Line (12 feet)
____*Two 20-oz. water bottles (or equal hydration pack)
____Waterproof cases (cell phone, GPS,VHF, iPod, etc.)
____*Cell Phone for emergency(at least 1 per group)
____Dry Bags size 5 and 10 for clothes and gear
____Chart Case or large zip lock for days chart
____Wind jacket or paddling jacket
____Wind pants or paddling pants
____Dry suit or wetsuit (optional)
____Tennis shoes, sandals or water shoe, NO flip-flops.
____Paddling Gloves and/or Poggies
____Sunglasses with strap
____Camera(you will want to have one of these)
____* Personal identification(required by Coast Guard)
____Cash or Bank Card for waterfront stores
____Personal Snacks and Drinks
____Small Tent and overnight gear.
Donation to Water Trail program
Optional - Shuttle back to Port Orchard
Paddle Kitsap does not include:
* Kayak and kayaking equipment (rentals are available--we will deliver kayaks and all equipment to you at Paddle Kitsap)
* Shuttle (optional)
Refunds, less a processing fee of $10 for paddler registrations, will be issued to those who submit a cancellation by August 15th.
After August 15th
No refunds and no transfers. Transfers of registration will not be allowed.
Please submit cancellation emails to:
Olympic at (360) 297-4659 or email@example.com.
We leave from Port ORchard Boat Ramp
Check in Saturday morning at Water Street Boat launch in Port Orchard
Port Orchard, WA, United States
Booking for [Paddle Kitsap - Ride The Tide- 8/23] on December 31, 1969
Sorry, there is no availability left for this option