February 2024

South Coast Sailing Adventures Newsletter

Ahoy Lucy,

Education, Events, & Escapes - Your February News is Here!

Featured sailing events include the upcoming Bay Cup Regatta on March 2nd, ASA Flotillas, ASA Classes, and club events. Our social events are open to everyone and are the perfect opportunity to meet like-minded sailors and improve your sailing skills. Click on the links to any upcoming classes and events for more information. We look forward to sailing with you soon!

Follow our 2024 ASA French Polynesia Flotilla (Feb. 17 - March 2) on our Facebook page: 14 sailors will be departing soon, and off to experience the pristine region and Society Islands - Stay tuned to see one of the most secluded environments on the planet!!

Upcoming Classes

Introduction to Sailing

Every Saturday

9:30am -12:30pm

Basic Keelboat 101

9am - 5pm

Two-Day Course

Offered Every Weekend


Basic Coastal Cruising 103

February 10 & 11, March 2 & 3, April 6 & 7

Bareboat Chartering 104

February 16-18,

March 15-17, April 19-21

Combo 103 & 104

February 8-11, 22-25,

March 7-10, 21-24,

April 11-14, 25-28


Coastal Navigation 105

March 30 & 31, May 4 & 5


Cruising Catamaran 114

February 17-18, March 23-24,

April 13-14

Docking Endorsement 118

February 3 & 4, March 16 & 17, April 27 & 28


Upcoming February Events

10: Sweetheart Valentines Sail

18: Sunday Sweet Treat Sail & Afternoon Social

24: Galveston Bay Day Sail & Dinner Social

Upcoming March Events

1: Bay Cup I (Friday Briefing)

2: Bay Cup I (Saturday Race)

9: Irishman Sail & Dinner Social

17: Sunday St. Patrick's Sail & Afternoon Social

23: Catamaran Day Sail & Dinner Social

29-31: Spring Break Sail to Moody Gardens


South Coast Sailing Club

  • Enjoy 20% discount on weekend charter sails
  • 40% discount on weekday charter sails
  • Discounts on weekend events including club cruises, socials, and races
  • Discount on ASA courses
  • $499 per year and a one-time $100 initiation fee paid at sign up.

Become a Member today!

Book Now! ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising

March 15th - 17th

2 Days 2 Nights

3 Spots Open!

A more advanced course for students with some cruising experience!

If you have already achieved the 104 level, you can now receive a Sailing Review of Bareboat Cruising. The Sailing Review (ASA 111) standard is designed to improve and/or refresh your sailing skills and knowledge.

Prerequisites: ASA101 & ASA103

Sunday Sweet Treat Sail &

Afternoon Social

Sunday, February 18, 2024

Treat yourself to a 4-hour Day Sail on the bay. Practice your sailing skills with other sailing enthusiasts and share the cost of a charter! 

Please join us after the sail, for an afternoon social. Bring your favorite appetizer to share!

Get more information / Registration

Bay Cup Regattas

Bay Cup I, Saturday, March 2, 2024

Bay Cup II, August 2024

There will be 2 races! Awards will be given for each race and for the overall series. 

South Coast Sailing will be fielding Knotwork, our 2008, Beneteau 43. *Last year Knotwork placed 2nd in Bay Cup II - Cruising Classic Canvas Non-Spin with Capt. Gary and crew!*

Put your weekend into high gear and join us for Bay Cup 2024! During the sail, we will be participating in an informal race on the bay. This race is open to the public and offers a great opportunity to get some sailing experience. Bring a snack or lunch to enjoy on board. Regatta hosted by Bay Access.

Get more information/ Registration

St. Patrick's Sail & Afternoon Social

Sunday, March 17, 2024

Bring your friends to enjoy sailing fun on the water! Hone your navigation and sail trimming skills as you cruise Galveston Bay from 10-2PM. There will be an afternoon social, following the day sail. Check-in begins at 9:30AM!

Get more information / Registration

Galveston Bay Regatta

Saturday, March 23rd, 2024

Please join us for an exciting regatta on Galveston Bay! This informal race is open to all sailors and is a great opportunity for anyone to gain some sailing experience. Space is limited, please register early! Hosted by GBCA

Spring Break Sail to Moody Gardens

Friday March 29 - Sunday March 31

Spring weather in Texas is perfect for enjoying a few days under sail! Build your sailing résumé as we venture down to Moody Gardens and navigate to Galveston Island. Registration Coming Soon!

British Virgin Islands Flotilla

June 6-16, 2024

December 5-15, 2024

Navigate to idyllic shores and experience the epitome of vacation perfection! The charm of the BVI’s lies in discovering the unique character of each pristine island. We already have spaces reserved and are accepting deposits for the trip! A $500 non-refundable deposit per person is due immediately for priority boat and cabin preference. 

ASA certifications available: (ASA 103, 104, 114) and (ASA 111 - Sailing Review). The cost is $300 per certification plus the cost of the textbook and shipping. NEW ASA 116 (Dinghy & Outboard Motor Endorsement) available for $250.


Contact Information

Our very own Capt. Lucy is the ASA British Virgin Islands Flotilla leader! Please call our office to make a reservation (281) 334-4606. 

2024 BVI Flotilla - Summer Itinerary.pdf

2024 BVI Flotilla - Winter Itinerary.pdf

ASA Flotilla - French Polynesia

February 2025

15 Days & 14 Nights

Tahiti, Raiatea, Taha’a, Huahine, Bora Bora, Maupiti

South Coast Sailing Adventures and the American Sailing Association join in for a once in a lifetime opportunity! Package fees average $6,500 per person, based on double occupancy. 

2025 Tahiti Flotilla - Itinerary, coming soon.

Like us, follow us, or review us!

Facebook  Instagram  Pinterest  YouTube




Phone: (281) 334-4606