Hammersley Inlet


Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet

Ride the shuttle from Walker County Park to Hope Island, then catch the reverse current back.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.0 nm

Launch details will be provided in an email to participants. 

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and plan to paddle in up to these conditions (view the sea kayak difficulties definitions on our Activity Types, Difficulties & Prerequisites page):

  • Difficulty:  SK III
  • Wind: 0-15 kts
  • Waves: 0-1.5 feet
  • Currents: 0-3 kts 
  • Distance:  14 nm
  • Pace: Moderate

Hammersley Inlet

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These seven essentials plus The Ten Essentials are required on all sea kayaking trips.  All but the whistle and clothing should be provided with any kayak rental.

  1. Floatation in both ends of the kayak
  2. U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  3. Paddle
  4. Spray skirt
  5. Bilge pump with floatation
  6. Self-rescue paddle float
  7. Waterproof whistle
  8. Weather will determine immersion protection. Details will be included in the email to participants. (Drysuit, unless the weather is predicted to be warm.)
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