Hammersley Inlet


Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet

An introduction to currents: we will explore how and why water moves the way it does and how you can plan for and take advantage of it. This class is for those who are comfortable in their boats and wanting to explore more demanding conditions.

  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.0 nm

TBA with leader approval

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:  SKIII
    • Wind: 0-15 kts
  • Waves: 0-2'
    • Currents: 2-3 kts
    • Distance:  TBD
  • Pace:  determined by students

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. Appropriate clothing for the conditions encountered seasonally
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