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Early Morning on Christmas Bay

When:
Saturday, August 6, 2022, 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM
Where:
Christmas Bay Kayak Launch
Amigo Lane
Freeport, TX, TX  77541
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Chris Arceneaux
832-216-2483 (p)
Category:
HASK Paddle Trip
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
This is an ACA sanctioned event. All participants in ACA-insured activities must wear properly-fitting U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jackets (Personal Flotation Devices, or PFDs) at all times during on-water activities. Non-HASK participants must sign a waiver.
Capacity:
21
Available Slots:
11
No Fee
No Fee
No Fee
Trip Leader Report:  8.6.22 Christmas Bay Trip Report
ACA Report: 8.6.22 Xmas Bay ACA Report

As part of multiple events in and around San Luis Pass, Christmas Bay and Galveston Bay.

This is a Level 2 paddle. Please have the following:  Spray deck in case we encounter some chop, cell phone in a dry bay, a VHF Marine Radio is helpful, but not required.  Note: There will be an 'after party" that evening at a beach rental. Planning on boiled shrimp! 

Christmas Bay Route - 10 Miles

Shrimp Boil

Be at the put-in on Amigo Lane just off the Blue Water Highway, across from Beach Access #5 no later than 8:00 AM. Paddles wet at 8:30.  Just enter Amigo Lane, Freeport, TX 77541 in your navigation device. It is 3.3 miles SW of the San Luis Pass Bridge and 10.5 miles NW of Surfside.

Dress for sun exposure protection. The water will be helpful for the occasional cooling-off. 

Food and hydration are strongly encouraged since we will be out several hours.

Planned paddling miles: 10
   - can be shorter if we have trip leader to return to the Take Out.
Latest expected return 2:00 PM
Emergency Initiator: TBD
Brazoria County Sheriff:   979 265-9310
U S Coast Guard Freeport:  979-233-7551
Chris' car: White Ford Flex RGJ-3201
Amigo Lane from downtown Houston:  75 miles via Hwy 288 / Lake Jackson
    87 miles if coming down I-45 & Galveston.

This is an ACA sanctioned event.   All participants in ACA-insured activities must wear properly-fitting U.S. Coast Guard-approved lifejackets (Personal Flotation Devices, or PFDs) at all times during on-water activities. Non-HASK participants must sign a waiver.


Waivers - Please complete our easy to use online Smart 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.  And provide the HASK Contagious Disease waiver. You will be notified if your are registered and we don't have one for you on file.

  • Add Smartwaiver with email address “noreply@smartwaiver.com” 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. 

Level 2 capable Guests – Welcome