Hammersley Inlet


Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet

Hammersley Inlet to Hope Island day trip

  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 12 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2.5 kts
  • Pace: 3 kts

Meet at 9:00 am at Walker County Park, 2224 Walker Park Rd, Shelton, WA.

Join us for this 14 nm RT paddle down Hammersley Inlet to Hope Island.  We will have some current assist both directions.

A dry suit or wet suit is required, along with the usual kayak essentials.

We will be paddling at 3-3.5 kts. Be prepared to paddle in winds of up to 12 kts, with wind waves  1- 2 feet.  We will also be crossing a few small eddy lines.

Let me know if you are interested in coming! Beth at bluekayak123@yahoo.com





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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