GBCA - The Place to Race since 1947
2018 Sailing Instructions
Cruising Club Handicap Ratings
The Icicle Races, sponsored by Cruzan Rum are a pursuit style, 8.6 nautical mile course around fixed marks of Galveston Bay, followed by après race social with adult beverage trophies. Your start time is determined by your PHRF rating. See the race instructions for start times and additional details if you need a provisional rating to get started. The PHRF spinnaker, PHRF nonspinnaker, and shorthanded classes DO NOT need to register. By participating in the race and recording your times per the Sailing Instructions enters your boat into our database for scoring and Cruising Club adjustments. Bring your crew to the post race awards at the GBCA Clubhouse at Watergate.
This event is FREE!
You and your guest are invited to the 2018 Commodore's Ball on Saturday, February 3rd at Opus Ocean Grille from 6 PM - 11 PM. Please join us for an evening of food, drinks, awards and fun!
The upstairs venue will only accomodate 100 guests, so get registered early!
Red Snapper with Shrimp and Crab MeatPan seared Red Snapper topped with Béarnaise Sauce,
Sautéed Shrimp and Crab meat
Filet MignonFilet Mignon topped with Béarnaise Sauce
Chicken MarsalaPan seared Chicken Breast topped with sautéed
Mushrooms in a Marsala wine reduction
Key Lime Pie
Music and Dancing
This is a costumed race! Get your Caddyshack on!
It's easy to grin when your ship comes in and you've got the stock market beat.
But the man worthwhile, is the man who can smile, when his shorts are too tight in the seat.
J/22 Midwinter Championship
March 16-18, 2018
1500 Marina Bay Drive
Kemah, TX 77565