April 2023
April Newsletter
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Events, Education & Escapes - We're Your One-Stop Shop for Sailing!
Whether you're looking for a staycation with sailing classes and stay-aboard nights, or sandy shores farther south, we have exactly what you need to refresh and rejuvenate your salty soul!
Our calendar is packed with events and education and it's all listed below.
Looking for a Summer Vacation? It is nearly less than 2 months until we set sail in the British Virgin Islands.
Be a part of this American Sailing Flotilla! Get more information Here.


April 14-16, 2023

All aboard - Join us for a sail to Galveston and exhibit the beautiful fleet of tall ships! The fleet will make it’s entrance on April 13th, sailing down Seawall Boulevard. The participating cities of the Tall Ships Challenge include, Galveston TX, St. Petersburg FL and Pensacola FL. Spectators eagerly anticipate this seaside event, with each ship having its own educational program and mission. Visiting vessels include, 1877 Elissa (Built in 1877- Abdereen, Scotland, Length 205’), Ernestina-Morrissey (Built in 1894- Gloucester, MA, Length 156’), Glenn L. Swetman (Built in 1989 - Biloxi, MS, Length 79’), Nao Trinidad (Built in 2016 - Punta Umbria, Spain, Length 84.9’), Pride of Baltimore II (Built in 1987 - Baltimore, MD, Length 157’), When and If (Built in 1939 - Wiscasset, ME, Length 80’).

Looking for the ultimate traveling adventure? Join us on one of our popular ASA flotillas and explore new places with the fun of sailing! Flotillas really are the best of both worlds: All the freedom of a bareboat charter combined with the comfort, security and camaraderie of group travel. ASA certifications will be available (ASA 103,104,114).

For more information on any of our upcoming flotillas, call us or click the links below. A $500 non-refundable deposit per person is due to reserve your preferred boat and secure your priority order for cabin selection.

June 1-11, 2023: BVI Summer Flotilla

Nov. 30 - December 10, 2023: BVI Winter Flotilla

Races & Regattas

The racing season gets into full swing as spring arrives. Races and regattas are a great way to practice your right-of-way rules, sail trimming, tacking and navigation skills. There is always an experienced, knowledgeable skipper aboard to help those who are new to racing. There will be upcoming emails with more details and registration!

Wednesday Night Races
Starts April 5 and continues through September 13.
Races are held on Clear Lake.

Reach Down the Beach Offshore Regatta (TORC)
May 11-13, 2023
Offshore Regatta - Freeport, TX. Earn your ASA 106 certification.

GBCA Offshore Regatta (TORC) 
June 3-4, 2023
Offshore Regatta - Galveston, TX. Earn your ASA 106 certification.

2023 Cruzan Rum Race Series
Event Dates: 6/17, 7/1, 7/15, 7/29, 8/19, 9/2, 9/23
Upper Galveston Bay

Heald Bank Regatta (TORC)
June 24-25, 2023
This race is held offshore in the Gulf of Mexico starting at the 
Galveston jetties. Earn your ASA 106 certification.
Harvest Moon Regatta
October 26-29, 2023
The annual offshore adventure returns again this October!

Join us for a regatta rich in history that is celebrated by racers all along the Texas Gulf Coast! The Harvest Moon Regatta is an excellent opportunity to gain night time sailing skills, practice coastal navigation, gain more in-depth boat handling skills and learn advanced sailing techniques. Certifications will be offered during this regatta including ASA 103/104 and ASA 106.

Early registration will be open soon!
To reserve your spot on the boat a $500 non-refundable deposit is required.

Call for more information. (281) 334-4606.
Upcoming Classes
Every Saturday
9:30 am -12:00 pm
Two-Day Course
Offered Every Weekend
April 1 & 2, May 27 & 28, June 10 & 11

April 14-16, May 19-21, June 16-18

April 20-23, 27-30,
May 11-14, 25-28, June 8-11,
June 29-July 2
April 8-9, May 6-7
May 11-13, June1-4, October 26-29
Become a club member today and enjoy great discounts on sailing! As a club member you receive a 20% discount on weekend charters and 40% discount on weekday charters. Enjoy discounts on club events, day sails, regattas and races! There is also a discount on ASA courses for club members. Plus, be part of the camaraderie with other like-minded sailors. When you become a club member, the membership extends to your family members within the same household. Upon sign up, you will receive a South Coast Sailing Club burgee and bumper sticker!
Membership: $499 per year
Initiation Fee: $100 first year only

Are you in the market for a new or used boat? Captain Lucy Newman has joined forces with Murray Yacht Sales. She has been a yacht broker for over 10 years and recently earned Certified Professional Yacht Broker status. Murray Yacht Sales is the Beneteau and Excess Catamarans dealer for the entire Gulf Coast, in addition to hundreds of pre-owned boats.

Is it your dream to discover new waters or charter internationally? Capt. Lucy can assist and advise you in booking a charter. She works with well-established and respected charter companies, and can usually get great deals on charters in the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, and other worldwide destinations!

Whether you are looking to charter, or in the market for a new or used boat, Capt. Lucy can help.
You can contact her at the South Coast Sailing office. (281) 334-4606.
We want to provide our South Coast Sailing family with the best service possible and share the sailing opportunity with other prospective sailors. Would you consider posting a review online? In addition to providing feedback, online reviews can help others learn about who we are and the services we offer. Please take a minute to share your sailing experience on GOOGLE, FACEBOOK, YELP or TRIPADVISOR. We would greatly appreciate it!
Welcome New Club Members!
Frank Verboski
Juan Seigert
Chris Cameron
Jan Borgen
South Coast Sailing Adventures
913 N. Meyer Ave, Seabrook, TX 77586
Call Now: (281) 334-4606
“I wanted freedom, open air, and adventure. I found it on the sea.” — Alaine Gerbault