The Grand Opening Celebration for Austin’s Newest Marina, Crosswater Yacht Club is scheduled for Sunday, May 19th, from noon until 7pm. The community is invited to come out for a full day of family fun. Crosswater Yacht Club staff will be on hand to show everyone around the new facility, answer any questions, and guests will even have the opportunity to pick out and reserve their future slip.
“Our CYC team is so excited about the opening of the newest marina on Lake Travis with the best access at just about any lake level,” said Roland Adams, General Manager of Crosswater Yacht Club. “We can’t wait to celebrate with the community and to see everyone out at the Grand Opening.”
Some of the activities planned for the Grand Opening Celebration on the 19th include a bounce house, trackless train, Games2U trailer and face painting for the kids. All of the Austin area boat dealers including Austin Boats and Motors, Boat Town, Central Texas Watersports, Sail and Ski Center, Ski Dock and South Austin Marine will be at the marina with new boats to show on the water. The award-winning Trashed and Burned BBQ team sponsored by Rekon Services will be cooking some delicious food for everyone, and popular Austin band, “LC Rocks”, is scheduled to play from 4-7pm on a floating stage in the marina. Watersport demos will take place throughout the day including demos by Tige Pro Surfer, Ashley Kidd, and wakeboarder, Billy Garcia; stand up paddle boarding and kayak demos; an amazing demo from Aquafly, a new fly-board company here on Lake Travis; and Airscape Parasail will be on hand.
Crosswater Yacht Club is also organizing a charity raffle to benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation. Raffle tickets will be on sale in the Hurst Harbor Marina office starting May 1st and will be sold throughout the day of the Grand Opening Celebration. Prize winners will be drawn starting at 4:30pm. Prizes will range from a parasail ride ($75 value) to a free annual slip at Crosswater Yacht Club (up to $6550 value). All proceeds will benefit this deserving cause. A huge thank you goes out to all of the sponsors for their generous prize donations for the raffle and/or their services– HydroHoist, Airscape Parasail, Aquafly Austin, Austin Boats & Motors, Boat Candy Tanning, Boat Town, Central Texas Watersports, CWB Paddle Boards, The Gnarly Gar, Golf Cart Zone, Hula Boat Care, Hydrotunes, MOC Kayaks & Fishing Tours, Rekon Services, Sail & Ski Center, SeaTow, Ski Dock, South Austin Marine, and Sunset Management Security.
In addition to the Grand Opening Celebration, the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday, May 17th, followed by the Christening of the Buck Childress Memorial Sunset Deck at 12:30 pm.
About Crosswater Yacht Club
Approximately 111 acres, the Crosswater Yacht Club is located in Lakeway, TX along the south shore of Lake Travis and is approximately 10 miles west of Austin, TX. The marina will be situated on the main body of Lake Travis, just northwest of the current Suntex Marina property, Hurst Harbor Marina. The new facility features 247 wet slips, a ship store with fuel dock, golf cart access to the docks for slip owners, an integrated wave attenuator, a concrete 125-space parking lot, gated entry and large common deck area that will give Crosswater Yacht Club an unmistakable “Club” feel. Many of the new marina slips will also feature private patios at the slip. CYC brings the total marinas owned by Suntex Marinas to 16 making Suntex one of the largest marina operators in the country. www.suntexmarinas.com/crosswater
About the Folds of Honor Foundation
The Folds of Honor Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a mission to empower deserving military families with support and opportunities by providing educational scholarships to children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled while serving our Great Nation. There are more than one million dependents of fallen and wounded military service men and women from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts alone and 87 percent do not qualify for federal scholarship assistance (as of January, 2012). The Folds of Honor wants to help ensure that no family is left behind in the field of battle, making sure that we honor their sacrifice and educate their legacy. Since its inception in 2007, Folds of Honor has raised more than $25 million and awarded more than 3,800 educational scholarships to the families of fallen or wounded soldiers. www.foldsofhonor.org