We will paddle from the end of 8 Mile Road in Galveston heading west and take a lunch break on a beach near Starvation Cove and return. This is about an 8 mile round trip.
8 Mile Road is about 4 miles from 61st St and Seawall Blvd going West. Portable toilet exists at put-in.
Lat - lon of the put-in is 29 15.954' N 94 53.986' 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.
* Trip ratings are only a guide. Actual conditions will vary with wind and other weather.
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.
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.
ACA-HASK Adult Waiver ACA-HASK Minor Waiver
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.