Our Hours November through March
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Wed through Sunday: 11-5
Last reservation 3pm
Closed Thanksgiving week, Nov 23rd-27th, reopen Saturday 11/28.
Rental reservations are required. Voicemail reservations are not accepted, you must talk to us for a confirmed reservation.Give us a call, 206-281-9694. We are taking reservations on the hour or half hour for groups of 1-5 people, no more than that allowed.
KAYAK AND PADDLEBOARD RENTAL INFO
Paddlers under 18 must be with a parent or legal guardian, and anyone under 16 must be in a boat or on a board with a parent or legal guardian (that does not mean a brother or sister)
Its great to be here to welcome you back!
FACE MASKS REQUIRED WHILE ON THE DOCK OR IN THE STORE.
Rentals are by
RESERVATION ONLY, NO EXCEPTIONS
EVERYONE MUST WEAR A FACEMASK AND MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING OF 6 FEET WHILE ON THE DOCK.
Reservations will be in limited numbers for now to avoid crowding on the dock.
We will need to know when you will be here, how long you will be renting for, and what you need in singles, doubles, triples, or SUPs.
All paddles, life jackets, and kayaks are cleaned after each use. Everyone will be wearing masks. We are looking forward to seeing you, but if you have any symptoms of illness we ask that you stay home.
You may now purchase items in our store!
We have lifejackets, and some new touring paddles in stock! Kialoa Deschutes Paddles from Werner Paddles.
Call or email if you have any specific kayak, paddle, pfd, skirt, or other gear you want to buy now.
Werner Paddles are backordered, but we do have some in stock. Delta Kayaks will be available early November.
Orders for what we don’t have here are subject to our suppliers resuming shipping, and their production schedules.
-NEW boats in stock
-Here is a link to our retail prices and specs for new kayaks
Don’t forget our everyday deal: buy a boat from us, and you get 15% off all your accessories for 6 months!
OUR ONLINE RETAIL STORE WILL ALWAYS BE OPEN.
WE HAVE E-GIFTCARDS AVAILABLE! Have one emailed, or sent by text to yourself or others.
Buy a $100 gift card for $75
Buy a $75 gift card for $60
Buy a $50 gift card for $40
Buy a $25 gift card for $20
Discount will be applied automatically ONLY FOR THESE AMOUNTS at checkout when you choose a $100, $75, $50, or $25 card.
Offer good through June.
Thank you for supporting local business!
We have most of the Delta Kayaks line to demo, from
12′ 10″ to 17′ single, 17.5′ and 20′ tandem touring boats, to the shorter Delta 12AR , a 12′ boat with a large cockpit for easy entry and exit at 42#, and the Delta 10AR at 37#, both thermoformed models.
Due to the manufacturing shutdown this spring, our suppliers of boats and paddles are way behind on production. Kayaks can take 1-2 months, paddles are now 3 months for a special order, or for anything we don’t have in stock.
Looking for something to store and/or lockup your kayak or board?
Don’t forget our everyday deal: buy a boat/board from us, and you get 15% off all your accessories for 6 months!
Yearly Rental Pass NOW for Kayaks AND SUPs! For those of you who want to paddle often, without the hassle of hauling your boat or Standup Paddleboard around (or even owning one!)
Lots of the parking on Westlake Ave N is now metered from 9am to 4pm Mon-Friday only. All the parking facing the street is all day paid for $.75/hour, do not hit Max Time or you will be charged for 3 days!! Most parking facing the Lake is 2-hour max paid parking. Paid parking ends at McGraw street north of us, but note the permit parking restrictions.
The #40 bus stops out front from both directions. There’s always Uber or Lyft for inexpensive rides in the city.
Here are some suggested routes to get to NWOC .
Metro #40 Route serving Westlake Ave North
From UW, or Burke Gillman (Bus, walking or bike): The #32 takes you to Fremont, where you can walk south over the bridge, or take the #40 bus, which stops in front of our shop. The Burke Gillman Trail will take you over the Fremont Bridge. After you cross the bridge, the safest way to go is on the new cycle track on the left (east) side. Driving, go West on 45th or 50th to Stone Way, South on Stone to 34th, right on 34th, take a left (South) on Fremont Ave, over the Fremont Bridge, left on Westlake just after the bridge. Go about a mile to the 1st stoplight, turn left into parking lot. We are below Seattle Changing Room, and Julie’s Landing, which has a clocktower with a flag
The Arboretum is closed again!
Here is a PDF of our Lake Union and Lake Washington maps.
The Cascadia Marine trail is a local treasure, here is a PDF of the sites along the trail .
Our kayaks and boards are not allowed through the Ballard Locks.
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