My name is Jason Learned and welcome to "Northwest Paddling", an online resource for paddling in the Pacific Northwest.

I started paddling in 2009 after purchasing my first boat. I am currently a BCU 4 Star Leader and an ACA L4 Open Water Sea Kayak Instructor.

My hope is that the info on this site allows you to have a safe and enjoyable time on the water.



Baja Festival

This is a rough water event for experienced sea kayakers in Baja Mexico. 2 classes being offered in April 2014!

Lumpy Waters

Use Promo Code Lumpy2014 to save 15% on registration until Feb 3rd. October 10th-12th 2014



This is an awesome course and you should take it. This will elevate your paddling to a new level! June 21-23 2014

Home to Pitt Island (11.5 NM)

on . Posted in Southern Puget Sound

Planning Hints

Difficulty: SK III Distance: 11.5NM
Chart(s): NOAA 18448, SeaTrails WA204 Launch: Home Boat Launch


Tide Info:

  • Home , Von Geldron Cove (Tides)
  • Pitt Passage, East of Pitt Island (Currents)




kayak = Launches  tent = Campsites  poi = Point of Interest

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Disclaimer: All information listed here, is subject to change without notice (and may not be accurate). Fees and/or availability of launches and campsites change frequently. These pages are a guide and should not be viewed as a substitute for careful planning, research and assessment of skills prior to launching.


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