Hammersley Inlet


Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet

Launch from Walker County Park into Hammersley inlet. A current assist trip both directions. May have an opportunity to play at Cape Horn before heading to Hope Island for lunch. This is a mentored leader trip and those who want to join must contact Robin Moore at moorerobin238@gmail.com to request permission. Leader permission is required. Registration without permission may result in removal.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 14.0 nm
  • Maximum Currents: 2.9 kts
  • Pace: 2.5 mph

Launch from Walker County Park near Shelton.  On the water at 9:30AM. Beach huddle at 9:15AM. 

This is a fun current assisted trip with active water at Cape Horn, where we may get a chance to play in currents (optional). Participants should be comfortable in moving water, or to ready to learn and get experience. Dry suit required. Bring snacks, lunch and fluids. Plan for a full day.

This is a mentored leader trip and inquiries go to Robin Moore at moorerobin238@gmail.com   

Leader permission 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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