San Juan Island's Original Sea Kayak Outfitters & Guides Since 1980
Kayak Sailing in Friday Harbor

Sea Kayak Sailing

When the wind is right, why not sail?

By golly on all multi-day trips we do, and it is pure FUN!! Using sails specially designed for kayak sailing and invented by and patented for San Juan Kayak Expeditions, you may experience the exhilaration of moving effortlessly through the sea at speeds from three to eight knots. The photo above shows us making a two mile crossing at 7 knots(my wrist-mounted GPS gives me our exact speed)! Sweet!

“I have been sailing on my expeditions for the last 15 years! It is no gimmick just pure fun! Kayak sailing more than doubles the excitment of the sport! It is hard to describe the feeling in words, but, if conditions are right, I guarantee you it will be one of the most exciting experiences of your life!. One good wind and you will be hooked!”

Using a combination of light-weight nylon sail with forward viewing window, paddles, a “boom-stick” and a following wind, you and your kayak partner may sail for distances of up to five miles at speeds faster than a kayak can be paddled! No other sea kayaking outfitter offers this safe, unique and exciting alternative means of kayak propulsion. Go with the flow!

Come give it a try! When it comes to sea kayak sailing, San Juan Kayak Expeditions blows the competition away!

Aknowledgements

All photos in our website have been contributed by past guests. Thanks to all who have shared their experience! And special thanks to guest Philip Robinson for his fun pics.

Contact Info

San Juan Kayak Expeditions
Tim and Sally Thomsen, Owners/Operators since 1980
PO Box 2041
Friday Harbor, WA, USA 98250
(360) 378-4436
sanjuankayak@rockisland.com
Open 7 days a week for questions & reservations.

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