Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet


Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet

Paddle one of the South Sound's narrowest inlets with a tidal assist both ways.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.5 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 10 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft

Meet at Walker Park at 9 am, launch at 10. We will stop for lunch on Hope Island and we should be off the water by 4 pm.  

Bring kayak wheels to move your boat to the launch site.  Lunch and hot food/ drink recommended. Dry suit required. Feel free to bring a field guide for birds.  


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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