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West Bay - 8 Mile Road to Starvation Cove -- CANCELLED

When:
Sunday, August 25, 2019, 9:30 AM until 3:00 PM
Where:
Backside of Galveston Island at the end of 8 Mile/Anderson Ways Rd
1513 8 Mile Rd/Anderson Ways Rd
Galveston , TX   77551
Contact(s):
William Ohsie
281-513-2398 (p)
281-513-2398 (c)
Category:
HASK Paddle Trip
Registration is not Required
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.
Cancellation Policy:
Notify the Event Contact to cancel your registration.
Capacity:
10
Available Slots:
10
No Fee
No Fee
 

 

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.

ight Mile Rd Starvation Cove

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 Leader Bill Ohsie
Trip Assistants Carl Kuhnen
Trip Rating* 2
Ready to Launch at 10:00 a.m.
Duration (hours) 4
Paddling Miles 8
Emergency Initiator (Level 3 & 4)
Emergency Phone #s Galveston Coast Guard 409-766-5633
Galveston Sheriff409-766-2322

Latest Expected Return
2:00 pm
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.

 

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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.

  • 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. 

 

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.