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Largest In-Water Boat Show Returns to Houston

The Southwest’s largest In-Water Boat Show returns to the Bay Area Houston, for the seventh year this March with over 400 boats in the water and onshore – making it THE Premier Power and Sail Show for Texas! Presented by …

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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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Southeast Youth Summer Camp Programs 2014

Most organizations offer weeklong sessions with special courses running two weeks or longer. Times vary from half day to full day schedules. All campers must be able to pass a swim test. A USCG approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD) is …

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South West International Boat Show Coming in MARCH

South West International Boat Show Logo

Show includes Free Seminars and The Sailing Village Presented by GEICO, the Southwest’s largest in-Water Boat Show returns to the South Shore Harbour Marina, Bay Area Houston, for the sixth year in March 2014 with over 400 boats in-water and …

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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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Youth Summer Sailing Programs in the Southeast

Whether your child wants to learn to sail, enhance skills, just learn to kayak or even windsurf, there is a Youth Summer Sailing Program right in your backyard. Some of them include: Virginia:  Hampton Yacht Club. One week basic Explorer sessions, …

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Boat Show Dreaming

After enjoying a production at the Houston Grand Opera last week, I learned that “Show Boat” is nothing like a boat show. “Show Boat” has some catchy singing and fine dance moves, but it falls short in the boat department. …

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Southeast News and Views from August 2012

Southeast News and Views THE HOUSTON SUMMER BOAT SHOW   HOUSTON, TX: Organizers forecast increased crowds at the 25th annual Houston Summer Boat Show June 20-24 at Reliant Center. The event featured an impressive display of fishing boats, kayaks, ski …

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