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Blake Island from West Seattle
Cross from Alki to Blake Island, enjoy a serene island and the view of Seattle.
Learn how to use a marine radio to make a safe crossing of Puget Sound. If you have never done so, this is en excellent opportunity for a new adventure! The crossing is about 3.5 nm and needs to be made quickly in order to avoid becoming the hood ornament of a freighter. We will cross with a forecast of 15 knots or less.
Once on Blake there are many options for further exploration: hike the trails, circumnavigate the island, or nap on a picnic table. The island has a beautiful shoreline and beach.
We should be back in time for the happy hour menu at Cactus.
Launch around 10 am
Note: Paddling in Winter can be dicey! If forecast does not support crossing, we will find an alternative route from the same location.
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Alki Beach Park, near 64th Pl & Alki Ave.
Registration is closed - Event is full