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Austin Sailing Society (A.S.S.) dis-organized social club of sailors and wannabe sailors from the central Texas area. Boat ownership is by no means a requirement, only an interest in sailing and hanging out with good people.

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ASS Sailing on Lake Travis: Friday 4.16.21 at 4:30 pm Keller Marina

Keller Marina on Hudson Bend

Sailing postponed for no wind. (Wind reversal is in progress from south to north).
Tentative: Sunday 3 PM

ASS Sailing: New Time, 4:30 pm.
Beat the traffic, get home before dark! Weather looks good,
Join us before the cold sets in! You are invited to KELLER Marina.

Cruise around the lake; take photos. Beginners welcome! This is a casual beginner cruise. With a mini sailing lesson!

You are invited to drive the boat with your hand on the tiller and the wind on your face!

REMEMBER: you must confirm by text or voice to join us!

Our boat is wide and safe.
First come, first served! We fill fast!
Bring your mask and decide when to use it.

Casual beginner sailing. Everyone invited to drive. We will likely view the Oasis and maybe the dam as we take turns on the tiller and learn the basics of wind and sails.

WEATHER: Wind 5-10 knots. Cloudy, 71 degrees. slight rain chance!

MEETUP: 4:30 pm at KELLER MARINA for a TWO HOUR CRUISE
REMEMBER: You must Text or Call me to confirm!

SAILING PLAN: Cruise toward the Oasis and the dam, as you learn to steer the boat and trim our sails. Enjoy our easy wind and weather.

DONATIONS Always accepted!

SUGGESTIONS: PRINT THESE DIRECTIONS!

ALLOW FOR TRAFFIC! Give yourself extra room to arrive relaxed and ON TIME. We try to launch 15 minutes after our meetup time.

BATHROOM BREAK & SUNSCREEN: Take a break before this TWO hour cruise. A good place is our heated bathroom building near the second green dumpster.
Apply sunscreen to face and arms!

WHAT TO BRING: Your Healthy Self!
Sun protection, sunglasses, camera phone, adult beverages & light snack with a bit extra to share, light windbreaker, non-slip shoes. (tennis shoes). Flashlight. Covid mask.

SAFETY and LIABILITY RELEASE: Sailing has risk! I will bring a standard liability form for your signature. This is to protect me and our club. Please also show your face on your profile photo.

DIRECTIONS to KELLER MARINA on Lake Travis:
15911 Edwards Drive, Austin, TX

Find Ranch Road 620 west of Austin. Go south to Mansfield dam and ONE mile beyond to the traffic light at Hudson Bend Road.

Turn right (North) at Hudson Bend Road & go 2.4 MILES to Lake Travis Drive.
Bear Right at Lake Travis Drive. Look for the Kellers sign.
At Kellers sign, Bear Right on Edwards Drive 0.2 miles.

Go through the gate, Turn right. Go Slow!
Pass the parking lot on your left,
Toilet stop is across from 2nd dumpster heading down.
Continue down. Look for a small dirt road to your left.
Turn Left toward three docks.
Look for my tan mini van.
Park and lock near the middle dock.
Do not block the road; I often back in for easy exit.

IF LOST: Call or text me (512)[masked].
Welcome Aboard! Hector

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