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Sailing Texas welcomes you! We are viewed ALL OVER the US and in many other countries. We help people buy sailboats and sell sailboats and teach people how to sail. To navigate this site, click on the links in the BLUE box above; on your left are more links to Sailing Texas and links to other sites I find useful. On your right are links to all new and reduced price sailboats for sale and yachts for sale in the Sailing Texas Classifieds. Below in the middle I have news and other things about sailing.

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Alacrity Ski Yachting Regatta. By Barney Brewer
International 505. ON THE EDGE: racing dinghies, and a woman. By John Joss
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Lake Amistad. By Mack Warner
Why sailboats are better than women by Adon Voile
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2012 Flying Dutchman North American Championships. By Zhenya Kirueshkin-Stepanoff
Winter sailing
Polytarp Sails
PDRacer - Dave Gray
Chapter 10 - Sail Care
A First Sailing Experience by Arthur Cayer
A Winter Project by Larry Steen
Sails are llike Tires by Greg Rutkai
Index of Articles in Frank's Corner of Sailing Texas
Racing Overnight From Corpus Christi to Galveston Bay by Bob Harrell
Chapter 9 -Boat and Sail Care and Maintenance
The Skimmer - Article by Spike Selig
Don't Mess With Tugs. Short Story 4 by Frank Perras
Short Story by Jerry Roberson
Crew-itis - Article by Greg Rutkai

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Click to visit The Sailboat Shop Classified Changes

In November:
40 sailboats sold
19 ads expired, usually sold
45 new ads

In December:
26 sailboats sold
9 ads expired, usually sold
26 new ads

  • 12/22/14, Back on market, 1979 Pearson 424
  • 12/22/14, SOLD 1978 J24
  • 12/22/14, SOLD 1989 Catalina Capri 18
  • 12/22/14, Price reduced on 1999 Escape Mango

  • 12/21/14, SOLD 1979 Compac 16
  • 12/21/14, Back on market, Price reduced, 1988 Beneteau First 375
  • 12/21/14, Price reduced on 1967 Windjammer 17'
  • 12/21/14, SOLD Snipe, 1983
  • 12/21/14, Price reduced on 2000 Skimmer #20, 30ft.
  • 12/21/14, SOLD 2002 Hunter 260
  • 12/20/14, SOLD 1977 Montgomery 17
  • 12/20/14, 1985 Catalina 27 tall rig
  • 12/20/14, New listing 1976 S2 6.8
  • 12/20/14, SOLD 1983 ComPac 19
  • 12/20/14, SOLD 2007 Macgregor 26M
  • 12/17/14, New listing 1970, Blue Jay, 14',
  • 12/17/14, Back on market, 1980 Hunter 30
  • 12/17/14, New listing 1976 Bristol Corsair 24
  • 12/17/14, SOLD 1976 Cape Dory 28
  • 12/16/14, New listing 1996 Hunter 280
  • 12/16/14, SOLD 1987 Ericson 34
  • 12/16/14, SOLD 1992 Snipe
  • 12/16/14, New listing 2013 Essex Sailing Dinghy 12ft
  • 12/15/14, SOLD 2009 Melonseed skiff
  • 12/15/14, Back on market 1990 Edel 35
  • 12/15/14, Price reduced on 2007 Cosine Wherry, 14ft.
  • 12/15/14, Price reduced on 1983 Schock Wavelength 24
  • 12/14/14, Price reduced on 1980 Glastron Spirit 28
  • 12/14/14, Back on market, 1976 Bruce Farr Design / North Star Build 23'
  • 12/14/14, Price reduced on 1983 Catalina 30
  • 12/14/14, Price reduced on 1970 Cal 40
  • 12/14/14, SOLD 1976 Islander 41 Freeport ketch
  • 12/14/14, Back on market 1979 Nor'Sea 27 center-cockpit
  • 12/14/14, SOLD 1994 Hunter 23.5
  • 12/14/14, Wanted: 26 to 30 foot Pilothouse Sailboat. See Sailboats wanted
  • 12/14/14, Wanted: S2 9.1 sailboat. See Sailboats wanted
  • 12/14/14, New listing 1925 John Alden Schooner 56 ft.
  • 12/13/14, Price reduced on 1979 Blue Water 30' Cutter-rig
  • 12/13/14, SOLD 2005 Capri 22 Mark II
  • 12/13/14, Price reduced on 1982 Freedom F25
  • 12/12/14, Wanted: Boston Whaler Harpoon 5.2. See Sailboats wanted
  • 12/12/14, SOLD 1984 Tartan 3000
  • 12/11/14, Price reduced on 1997 Hunter 310
  • 12/11/14, New listing 1978 Chrysler Buccaneer 18'
  • 12/11/14, New listing 1992 Marsh Cat, 15 ft
  • 12/11/14, SOLD 1985 Freedom F25
  • 12/10/14, New listing 1988 Sabre 30 MK III
  • 12/10/14, SOLD 1996 American Sovereign Mud Hen
  • 12/10/14, New listing 1993 Hunter 23.5
  • 12/9/14, New listing 1994 SeaPearl Tri-Sport
  • 12/9/14, New listing 1993 Nacra 5.0
  • 12/9/14, New listing Viper 15
  • 12/9/14, New listing 2006 Catalina 250
  • 12/8/14, Price reduced on 1990 Sovereign 24
  • 12/8/14, Wanted: Holder 20 or similar. See Sailboats wanted
  • 12/8/14, Price reduced on 1987 O'Day 272
  • 12/7/14, Back on market, 1982 Rodgers 24
  • 12/7/14, SOLD 1992 MC Scow
  • 12/7/14, Price reduced on Farrier TT 720
  • 12/7/14, New listing: 1989 Catalina Capri 18
  • 12/7/14, Wanted: Luger Adventurer/motor-sailor. See Sailboats wanted
  • 12/6/14, For sale: New Kerr Sails San Juan 21 class. See Sails, trailers, parts for sale and wanted.
  • 12/6/14, SOLD 1975 Buccaneer 27
  • 12/6/14, New listing 1978 Macgregor 25
  • 12/6/14, Wanted: Catalina Capri 26, 1991 and newer. See Sailboats wanted
  • 12/5/14, SOLD 2005 Windrider 17
  • 12/4/14, SOLD 1991 Capri 26
  • 12/4/14, New listing 1986 Macgregor 25 project boat
  • 12/3/14, Price reduced on 1979 Blue Water 30' Cutter-rig
  • 12/3/14, New listing 2013 Hobie Mirage Tandem Island
  • 12/3/14, New listing 1998 Precision 23
  • 12/3/14, Back on market, 1981 Montgomery 17
  • 12/3/14, New listing 2014, Custom mini cruiser
  • 12/3/14, New listing 1983 S2 7.9
  • 12/3/14, 1990 Catalina 34
  • 12/3/14, Price reduced on 2005 Beneteau 323
  • 12/3/14, SOLD 2011 Precision 16.5
  • 12/3/14, Back on market, 1983 Compac 16
  • 12/3/14, SOLD 1964 Marshall Sanderling 18'
  • 12/3/14, New listing 1994 Hunter 23.5
  • 12/3/14, SOLD 2002 Capri 22
  • 12/1/14, SOLD 2007 Precision 21
  • 12/1/14, Price reduced on 1969 Irwin 38
  • 12/1/14, Back on market, 1993 Catalina 30
  • 12/1/14, Price reduced on 1967 Snapdragon 26

    News and Classifieds column from 2014 and previous years.