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Charles Carey

Galveston is in desperate need of good boat ramps! It's embarrassing that one of the largest boating communities in the country has such pitiful selection of quality places to put your boat in the water. This goes not only for Galveston but the whole Galveston bay area. They just closed the launch under the Kemah bridge. That was the only launch for that area and there is no public launch on the Galveston harbor in order give easy access to the harbor and jetties. If they want to draw boaters and fishermen (people that spend a lot of money) to this area, they better give them a way to put their boats in the water safely.

Carl Hungus

Galveston needs at least 10 new boat ramps, not just one! For larger boats it is Fat Boys (crappy ramp) or the yacht basin. If you build it they will come...

Blanca Bell

Fat boys ramp is an embarrassment. Dangerous docks, missing deck boards, exposed nails and bolts, no cleats and pot holes large enough to fish in.

Gary Miller

Blanca> It must have been years since you last visited the county ramp under the Santa Fee overpass [ AKA Fat Boys ]. It is a better ramp than any I know about on the Island. And free to boot.

Ted Gillis

I remember launching my girlfriends boat at Perry park to go skiing back in 70’s. You had to be very careful not to back too far in or your back wheels dropped off into a hole. Did that with her family’s station wagon. Her dad was not at all pleased. Yes, more public boat ramps. Maintain them too!

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