Highlights from kayaking day trip from Cornet Bay near Deception Pass to Skagit Island in WA, with video in 4K UHD with drone aerials of Deception Pass and Skagit Island and Bay, including timestamps below. Full video on YouTube.com. This is a great day trip. Also within a day trip drive for those kayakers now able to visit from Canada. Camping is also an option, either on Skagit Island or Hope Island just to the south ... see map links and resources below for further info. Rentals available nearby for those new to kayaking or looking to try the latest gear.
0:00 - Intro
0:05 - Skagit Island in the Pacific Northwest
0:14 - Kayak Route and Distance
0:28 - Cornet Bay Boat Ramp
1:14 - Deception Pass
1:19 - Aerials over Deception Pass
2:14 - Hoypus Point
2:26 - Crossing the bay to Skagit Island
2:34 - Arriving Skagit Island
2:43 - Pacific Madrone Tree
2:53 - Flagstaff Point
3:02 - Beach Landing on Skagit Island
3:23 - Aerials of Skagit Island and Bay
3:56 - Exploring Skagit Island, Route and Distance
4:52 - Hope Island State Park
4:58 - Whidbey Island
5:42 - Campsites
6:33 - Crossing Back to Whidbey Island
6:58 - Hoypus Point Beach Rest Stop
7:12 - Mt Erie
7:38 - Deception Pass
7:54 - Arriving at Cornet Bay
Cornet Bay Boat Ramp: https://goo.gl/maps/ZnjKVhQMXSTHA5Zq5
Hoypus Point: https://goo.gl/maps/G2Jc8Z38GPoWVYrr5
Skagit Island - Beach Landing: https://goo.gl/maps/ZyJ7pNBNy7BV91Pu7
Hope Island State Park: https://goo.gl/maps/X5dZc7URbQfGBi8P6
Check Tides, Currents, Winds: https://deepzoom.com
Skagit Island Marine State Park: https://parks.state.wa.us/584/Skagit-...
Hope Island Marine State Park: https://parks.state.wa.us/518/Hope-Is...
Kayaking in the Pacific Northwest: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...
Best of Anacortes: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...
Best of Orcas Island: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...
Check currents, winds, tides eg using https://www.DeepZoom.com.
Perception Captiva 16ft sea kayaks, fully loaded with safety gear.
Light currents and winds on way out, stronger currents estimated ~1 knot on way back, with some turbulence. Around high tide.
- Trip Dates: 7/2/2021
- Sport/Activity: Kayaking, Canoeing, Stand Up Paddling, Kayak Fishing
- Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
- Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water, Open Water/Ocean