Hammersley Inlet

Trip

Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet

We'll meet at Walker County Park in Shelton at 0800 am to ride the tide to Hope Island and back. Without wind this is a fun trip, with wind getting home can be a work out. There is a carry to put-in and take out.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 14.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 3 kts
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

0800 at Walker County Park. There is a separate parking area down a drive to the right of the main entrance. It is "fake" locked. This relieves crowding at the main parking lot and is a shorter carry to the beach. 

Come prepared to carry your boat to the beach and help others also. 

Route/Place

Hammersley Inlet



  • NOAA Puget Sound: Possession Sound to Olympia including Hood Canal No. 18445

    MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100
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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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