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Upcoming events

    • 27 Jan 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Galveston Bay, GBCA Clubhouse at Watergate
      2018 Cruzan Rum Icicle Race 4
     

    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!

    • 03 Feb 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Opus Ocean Grille, Watergate Yachting Center, 1510 Marina Bay Drive, Building 124, Clear Lake Shores 77565
    • 11
    Register

    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!

    Tickets: $100/person.

    The upstairs venue will only accomodate 100 guests, so get registered early!

    House Salad

    Choice of:

    Red Snapper with Shrimp and Crab Meat
    Pan seared Red Snapper topped with Béarnaise Sauce,
      Sautéed Shrimp and Crab meat

    Filet Mignon
    Filet Mignon topped with Béarnaise Sauce

    Chicken Marsala
    Pan seared Chicken Breast topped with sautéed
    Mushrooms in a Marsala wine reduction

       

    Key Lime Pie 

    Open Bar

    Music and Dancing

     

     

     

     

     

     

       

     

     

    • 17 Feb 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Galveston Bay, GBCA Clubhouse at Watergate
      2018 Cruzan Rum Icicle Race 5
    &
    Judge Smails Regatta
     
        
     

    2018 Sailing Instructions

    Cruising Club Handicap Ratings

    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.  

    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!

    • 16 Mar 2018
    • 18 Mar 2018
    • Houston Yacht Club

    J/22 Midwinter Championship 

    March 16-18, 2018

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