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Celebrate Bill's 75th Birthday on Galveston Bay
Saturday, July 1, 2017, 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Backside of Galveston Island at the end of 8 Mile/Anderson Ways Rd
1513 8 Mile Rd/Anderson Ways Rd
Galveston , TX 77551
HASK Paddle Trip
This is an ACA sanctioned event. All participants must wear a PFD. Non-HASK participants must sign a waiver. See all rules at the bottom of this page.
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Registrants & Fees
Come and be an enabler in Bill's kayaking addiction.
We will paddle from the end of 8 mile road heading west and take a lunch break at Lake Como in Galveston Island State Park. There are bathrooms not far from our lunch spot. This is a 6 mile paddle to our lunch spot (12 miles round trip). That makes this a longish trip in hot weather. Please make sure you have the ability do this trip before signing up.
Lat - lon of the put-in is 29°15'55.64"N, 94° 53'57.56"W
Hazards -- Sunburn,windburn, heat exhaustion, bottom-scraping oysters, pilings, boat traffic, jellyfish, stingrays, fire ants. We will try to avoid hazards. Most importantly, bring plenty of water,sun protection and lunch/snacks.
||2 with potential to be a level 3 trip depending on conditions
|Ready to Launch at
|Emergency Initiator (Level 3 & 4)
|Emergency Phone #s
||Galveston Coast Guard 409-766-5633
|Latest Expected Return
|Auto Description/Lic #
||Subaru Outback (Red) - Lic # BCX 5482
|Distance from Houston
* Trip ratings are only a guide. Actual conditions will vary with wind and other weather.
This is an ACA sanctioned event. Every participant must wear a PFD.
Waivers - Please complete our easy to use online waiver if you are a HASK member who has not signed a waiver within the last 12 months or a non- HASK participant. Read the waiver carefully. You give up substantial rights when you sign it.
- Add Smartwaiver with email address “firstname.lastname@example.org” to your address book to ensure emails do not go to junk/spam.
- Select a link below to complete the online waiver.
ACA-HASK Adult Waiver ACA-HASK Minor Waiver
- Respond to the “Confirm your E-Signature” email from ACA / HASK to confirm your email address. Wavier is now complete and valid.
- You will receive a confirmation email. Please download and print a copy of the waiver and bring it to the trip put-in.
Guests – You are welcome to join us for a couple of paddle trips. HASK will cover the $5 ACA event membership for non-ACA members. Hopefully you will then join HASK and continue paddling with us.