Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet


Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet

WWWW: WORKING WITH WATER WORKSHOP--a fun and informal day where we will explore how and why water moves the way it does and how you can plan for and take advantage of it.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 10 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2.0 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 4.0 kts

TBA with leader's permission

We will practice peel outs, riding some play spots, crossing eddy lines, calculating and executing ferrying angles. Route and mileage to be determined by participants. Drysuit preferred OR wetsuit/paddle jacket 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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