Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet


Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet

Introduction to working with water. We will explore how and why water moves the way it does and how you can plan for and take advantage of it.

  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 10 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 4.0 kts

TBA with leader's permission

Reading water and learning how to handle your boat in it are essential skills that will enable you to save time and effort when paddling, avoid trouble or find play spots!  This workshop will introduce and practice peeling out, crossing eddy lines, calculating and executing ferry angles all  in the gentle currents of beautiful Hammersley Inlet. Route and mileage to be determined by participants.  Immersion wear required, drysuit preferred.   We will be using a shuttle. 


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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