Windsurfing Locations

My #1 teaching site is Texas City "Dike"

You can google:    Boyd’s One Stop Bait Shop, 227 Dike Road, Texas City, Texas 77590

Directions to the "Dike" via Boyd's One Stop Bait Shop:

Big White Truck

      Heading South on I-45:
Exit Emmett F Lowry Expressway (Farm Market 1764)
Continue on FM1764 until it runs into 9th Ave North
Continue on 9th Ave North until it dead ends into Bay St. N.
Make a right onto Bay Street North
Travel one block to 8th Ave / Texas City Dike Road
Make a left onto Texas City Dike Road
Boyd's One Stop will be on the right side of the road.

Go straight past Boyd's, through stop sign, and bring $5 cash for the "gatekeeper” (Friday - Sunday, $10 holidays). Once paying, go straight 1/2 mile on Dike. I'll be on the left side, look for 4 door white Dodge RAM truck pulling a tan cargo trailer flying an American flag.

     Heading South from Kemah on TX-146:
Go 10 miles South on 146. Turn left on Loop 197/25th Ave N (7 min.) Turn left on 25th Ave N. Continue on Bay St N. Turn left onto Dike Rd. Go straight past Boyd’s, through the stop sign, and bring $5 cash for the “gatekeeper” to drive out onto the Dike. Continue straight 1/4 mile, I’ll be on left with a 4 door white Dodge truck pulling a tan cargo trailer flying an American flag.

    Heading North on I-45 from Galveston Island:
Take exit 7A for Texas City towards TX-3/TX-146/La Marque.  Merge onto Texas City Wye (Road 197) about 2 mins

Continue on TX-197 Loop N until it becomes 6th Street South
Continue on 6th Street until it meets 8th Ave North
Make a right onto 8th Ave North
Travel 6 blocks until 8th Ave N. becomes Texas City Dike Rd
Continue on Texas City Dike Road
Boyd's One Stop will be on the right side of the road. 

Go straight past Boyd's, through stop sign, and bring $5 cash for the "gatekeeper" to drive out on the Dike (Friday - Sunday, $10 holidays). Once paying $ go straight 1/4 mile, I'll be on the left with a 4 door white Dodge truck pulling a tan cargo trailer flying an American flag.


Texas City "Levee"

Same directions  as "Dike" except turnaround after paying $5 cash (Friday - Sunday, $10 holidays) and go to stop sign, make right turn (Skyline Drive), 

KITE / WINDSURF beach about 1 1/2 miles on right.


Clear Lake Park (Mud Lake)

You can google 5002 Nasa Rd 1 for Clear Lake Park, located on the shores of Clear Lake, the Park is on both sides of the street, but the best launch for windsurfing is on north side of Nasa Road 1, it is located at the back behind the larger sports areas, including baseball and softball, soccer fields. Launch between restrooms and Bay Area Rowing Club.