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  • Advanced Youth Sailing Clinic and Seminar

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    The Gulf Coast Youth Sailing Association will be hosting an Advanced Youth Sailing Clinic and Seminar on Saturday, November 11th at Texas Corinthian Yacht Club. This is an opportunity for aspiring youth sailors to experience a complete training day in an advanced sailing program. Sailors will be […]

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  • GCYSA Radial Sailor Ricky Welch Reflects on Summer 2017

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    GCYSA Laser Radial sailor, Ricky Welch, tells us about his first summer with the team and what he is looking forward to this Fall. Ricky is already back at school. Unfortunately, this means less sailing for Ricky, but he is working hard in the gym and getting […]

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  • C420 North Americans, Buffalo Canoe Club, Ontario

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    Big congratulations to Yumi and Kara who wrapped up the C420 North Americans at Buffalo Canoe Club in 8th place of 128 boats!!!! These girls staged some epic comebacks in tricky conditions on the last day to finish strong and achieve their process goals. Very proud coach! […]

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  • US Laser Nationals, Lake Tahoe, CA

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    US Nationals finished up yesterday here in Lake Tahoe, CA. First of all a massive thank you to guest coach Steve Mitchell for all your help and support this week with the team! Congratulations to Chase Carraway, 2017 US Radial National Champion! The race committee did a great […]

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  • I420 Texas Youth Race Week, Lakewood YC

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    GCYSA I420’s have just wrapped up a hot, stormy Texas Youth Race Week hosted by Lakewood YC this year. We saw four days of light air plagued by summer thunderstorms that kept sailors and race committee on their toes! Despite the challenging conditions, every race was super […]

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  • Laser ODP Camp, Newport, RI

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    GCYSA Laser sailors just finished an awesome weeks sailing here in Newport, RI with the US Sailing Olympic Development team. The goals for the week where starting and gear changing in the challenging and quickly changing Newport conditions. All the sailors took a great deal from the […]

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  • 2017 US Youth Champs, Corpus Christi, TX

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    That’s a wrap! GCYSA sailors have just completed a grueling Youth Champs and have quite a lot to show for it! The Laser team had a great regatta, shout outs to Ricky welch and Asher Zittrer for bringing home the Silver and Bronze medals. Charlotte Rose, 8th […]

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  • Laser GCC’s 2017, Corpus Christi, TX

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    What an awesome way to end a solid training camp in Corpus… sweeping the podium at the Laser Gulf Coast Championships! Firstly a massive thank you to Corpus Christi Yacht Club and all their staff for making both the training and regatta so easy and fun! We […]

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