Hammersley Inlet


Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet

Planning a gentle current assisted, muscle stretching but not straining, spring paddle from Walker County Park to Hope Island and back.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.5 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 14 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2.9 kts
  • Pace: 3.0

Meeting  place:  Walker County Park

Meeting  time:  08:00

Planned launch:  09:00

We will be launching at max ebb tide for a nice assist  out of Hammersley Inlet.  Lunch at Hope Island  with  time to walk around the island, nap, or practice rescues/rolling before returning  with a gentle helping current.


Hammersley Inlet

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Immersion clothing required.

  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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