Hammersley Inlet


Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet

Jacoby Shorecrest County Park to Hope Island and back on the Shelton Shuttle

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  • Sea Kayak III+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 15.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 10 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1.5 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2.2 kts
  • Pace: 3.0 kt Flat water pace

Meet at 9:00am at Jacoby Shorecrest County Park, Shelton

There are bathrooms at the launch site.

We will be unloading kayaks at the launch site and moving cars to an adjacent parking lot.

We will launch at 10:00 am and paddle with the ebb to Hope Island for lunch and a hike around the Island. On the return trip we will explore Mill Creek along the way and be back to Jacoby Shorecrest County Park shortly after 3pm.  You may want to bring some walking shoes and clothes. Immersion wear is required.


Hammersley Inlet

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These eight 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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