Tag Archives: Pass Christian Yacht Club

Fairfax Moody and the Founding of the Ladies Regatta

Fairfax Moody at the helm. Courtesy of the Houston Yacht Club

In 1852, the Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama hosted sailors from New Orleans and the Mississippi Coast for the post-regatta festivities accompanying the finish of the third annual running of what is today the oldest point-to-point sailboat race in …

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Mississippi’s Coastal Marina Expansion

New marina construction - Gulfport Small Craft Harbor - Gulfport, Mississippi. Photo Credits: Tony Gilbert

The Mississippi Coast is turning its gaze to the water for economic development. Three new public marinas are either complete or under construction, which all told will bring nearly 1,000 new slips to the area. Financed primarily using Federal Community …

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Leukemia Cup Regatta: Raise a Sail, Save a Life

The Leukemia Cup Regatta   Sailors from the Pine Harbor Yacht Club in Birmingham, Ala., came together in 1988 to raise money in memory of a friend who had lost his battle with leukemia. Twenty-five years later, what is now …

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