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Club meetings provide members with a chance to connect, share stories, visit, have a bite to eat, and learn something new about special topics of interest to sea kayakers.

“HASK is such a convivial bunch of wonderful eclectic people” – Linda D

Meeting are held each year in January, March, May, July, September and November.  We meet at restaurants near downtown Houston; locations and dates are posted on the Events calendar.  Registration isn’t necessary but it's highly recommended to allow our meeting coordinator to arrange for the right sized facilities and staffing with the restaurants. Everyone pays for his or her own meal. Guests are welcome to attend club meetings. 


The general agenda for our club meetings is as follows:


6:00 – 7:30 Social hour

7:00 – 7:45 Dinner

7:45 – 8:00 Safety talk

8:00 – 9:00 Special topic/Guest speaker


Many of our special topics are suggested by club members.  Here’s a

sampling of the topics that have been presented over the past few years:

  • Paddling the Erie Canal
  • Paddling Haida Gwaii: the Canadian Galapagos
  • River Safety – Reading the River
  • Sakhalin Island (Russia) – Paddles for Every Season
  • Boat and Paddle Design
  • Paddling Western Scotland
  • A Photo Presentation of the Galapagos Islands
  • Team River Runner Texas – Adaptive Paddling
  • The Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
  • Canoeing & Kayaking Houston Waterways
  • Paddling the Pacific Northwest
  • Kayak Camping – Learn How to Pack your Yak