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  • Try It Out Clinic

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    Thrills and spills for all at the US SAILING Try It Out Clinic this weekend! Big thanks to Marek at Lakewood Yacht Club and Mark McNamara at KO Sailing for supplying the venue and boats to show these kids that the next step can be pretty wet and wild. Also big ups to Carson Crain for bringing the windsurf […]

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  • Rosie Chapman: New GCYSA Laser Coach

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    The Gulf Coast Youth Sailing Association is pleased to announce the addition of Rosie Chapman to our organization as a Laser Coach. Raised in Cornwall, England, Rosie was a member of Skandia Team GBR in the British system as a Laser Radial and 470 sailor from 2006-2011 […]

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  • I420 Midwinters 2016

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    Twenty-seven teams from around the country gathered in Kemah, TX last weekend to contest the 2016 I420 Midwinter Championship, hosted by Texas Corinthian Yacht Club March 5-6.  This event was of certain import as it represented the final opportunity for US sailors to score points that qualify […]

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  • I420 ODP Camp hosted by GCYSA

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    We had the honor of hosting an awesome US Sailing Team Sperry Olympic Development Program clinic here at Texas Corinthian Yacht Club this past weekend February 19-21 with rockstar coaches Fuzz Spahanake, Elizabeth Kratzig, Kevin Burnham, and Sarah Lihan. We were blessed with champagne sailing weather and excellent classroom discussions!   Long […]

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  • 2016 Laser Midwinters East

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    Congrats to GCYSA Lasers who had a strong showing at the Laser Midwinters East this past weekend in Clearwater, FL. Conditions were varied and our sailors put together some impressive series scores to finish solid! Radials (100 boats): Skylar Bayman 5th Charlotte Rose 8th Sophia Sole 30th […]

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  • I420 Gulf Coast Champs 2016

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    The 2016 I420 Gulf Coast Champs were hosted by the Texas Corinthian Yacht Club in Kemah, Texas.  Fourteen boats were vying for the title and points towards qualifying for the US I420 Worlds and Junior European Championships Teams this summer. Galveston Bay served up champagne conditions with […]

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  • Olympic Development Camp

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    GCYSA was proud to participate in US Sailing’s inaugural Olympic Development Program Camp, the first of its kind.  The top sailors across the country in I420s, Radials, and 29ers were invited to Miami to race in preparation for the ISAF Youth Worlds at the end of the […]

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  • Cressy Nationals 2015

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    Congratulations to GCYSA sailors Marshall McCann and Charlotte Rose for competing at the ISSA Cressy Singlehanded Nationals, held Halloween Weekend at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. Charlotte and Marshall both finished 7th in their respective divisions. Full scores at http://scores.hssailing.org/f15/high-school-singlehanded-full-rig/

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  • I420 ACC’s 2015

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    Congratulations to all GCYSA sailors competing at the I420 Atlantic Coast Championships this past weekend at Indian Harbor Yacht Club in Greenwich, CT. Conditions were chilly on Saturday with many skippers in drysuits, and a dying easterly with opposing tide kept the race course interesting. Sunday saw […]

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  • I420 Winter Series 2016

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    GCYSA is proud to be hosting the I420 Texas Winter Series again in 2016.  Events will follow the same format as last year: I420 Gulf Coast Champs January 30- 31 Olympic Development Team Clinic February 19-21 I420 Midwinters March 5-6 2016 I420 Texas Winter Series Flyer

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