Sea Kayak - Hope Island

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Sea Kayak - Hope Island

Bio luminescence Paddle with a little Hammersley Inlet, Cape Horn play time; after that we’ll circumnavigate Steamboat & Hope Islands in a figure 8 and a evening snack at Hope Island. There’s no 🌚 light which makes it ideal for the lights that delight everyone imagination 💭.

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  • Sea Kayak II
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 12 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 1 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2.1 kts
  • Pace: 2.5

Meet at Arcadia boat Launch at 5:45pm

Launch By 6:30pm

There’s a Porta potty in the parking lot at Arcadia you should bring your wheels if you have them it’s quite a ways down from the parking lot to the lunch area.

If you’re interested in acting as an Assistant Leaders even though your not an official leader please register and I’ll transfer you to Assistant Leaders Roster.

Proper immersion clothing required.

Head lamp required

A light that attach to your kayak is useful that can be seen from 2nm away. 

There are no kayak, rental facility’s  near this destination.

 Come with anticipation of having a good time.

We’ll be Practicing our new skills doing wet exits and rescues and some might be attempting rolls in the waning tide at Cape Horn in Hammersley inlet.

Be sure to bring  warm drinks and Snacks 

Also bring if you have them:

Tow Belt

VHF Radio

Route/Place

Hope Island


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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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