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Weather Links:
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ShortyPen, former Texan with a very interesting site, I love it because it makes me laugh!
Puddle Duck Racing boat design
Texas Centerboard Circuit, race your centerboard sailboat all across Texas!

Sailboat Rentals and Lessons:
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Texas 200 Sailing Club
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Tyler Yacht Club
Lake Worth Sailing Club, (Lake Worth)
Area information
Highland Lakes.com, extensive information site, has list of Upcoming Events in the area.
Lake LBJ
Lake LBJ communities
Canyon of the Eagles, sail up the canyon online
Other stuff
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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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FRANK'S CORNER. Read about this section of Sailing Texas.
Send your own articles and get them published. Please participate in this section. We need articles!

Galley Planning by Norman and Elizabeth Martin.
Double handed sailing by Norman and Elizabeth Martin.
The Restoration Of Wookie - A Flicka 20. Article by Chris Vassiliou.
The Restoration Of Wookie - A Flicka 20. Chapter 2. Article by Chris Vassiliou.
The Restoration Of Wookie - A Flicka 20. Chapter 3. Article by Chris Vassiliou.
Gloucester 16. Article by Edward Haile.
Spacesailer 18 By Gary Dick
Alacrity Ski Yachting Regatta. By Barney Brewer
International 505. ON THE EDGE: racing dinghies, and a woman. By John Joss
Paddling a Sleeping Volcano By Jett Conner
Lake Amistad. By Mack Warner
Why sailboats are better than women by Adon Voile
Flying Dutchman. Article by Zhenya Kirueshkin-Stepanoff
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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David Luckenbach founded Sailing Texas. Please see David's section on this site and his inspiring fight with cancer. He was a Sailing Instructor who taught most often on Lake LBJ, Texas.
See some fascinating 250 year old letters from Francis Godolphin Bond, the nephew of Bligh of the Bounty.


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Sea-Legs Inc. Virtual Voyages.

See West Marine page

Ready for some sailboat humor?
England was great fun, we toured both the Victory and the Warrior in Portsmouth, among other things.
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Classified Changes

In November:
26 sailboats sold
5 ads expired, usually sold
46 new ads

In December:
9 sailboats sold
2 ads expired, usually sold
11 new ads

  • 12/9/17, Wanted: Sea Pearl 28, ideally in the southeast. See Sailboats wanted
  • 12/11/17, SOLD 1960 Pearson Triton 28
  • 12/10/17, Price reduced on 2017 Montgomery 17 - New
  • 12/10/17, Price reduced on Dolphin Senior
  • 12/10/17, SOLD 2000 ComPac Picnic Cat
  • 12/9/17, Price reduced on 1992 J/105
  • 12/9/17, Wanted: O'Pen BIC in good condition. See Sailboats wanted

  • 12/8/17, New listing 1981 Santana 23D
  • 12/8/17, Back on market 1993 Star Class
  • 12/7/17, For Sale: 5 lewmar self tailing winches. See Sails, trailers, parts for sale and wanted.
  • 12/6/17, New listing 1984 Oday 222
  • 12/6/17, New listing 2003, Menger "Tomcat", 15'
  • 12/6/17, SOLD 1984 Montgomery 15
  • 12/6/17, New listing 1978 S2 7.3 (24')
  • 12/5/17, New listing 2001 Beneteau 311
  • 12/5/17, Price reduced on 2001 ComPac Picnic Cat
  • 12/5/17, SOLD 1979 Drascombe Scaffie Project
  • 12/5/17, New listing 1977 Sunfish
  • 12/5/17, 1989 Hunter 23
  • 12/4/17, 1974 Venture 21
  • 12/4/17, SOLD 1977 Cape Dory Typhoon
  • 12/4/17, Price reduced on 1990 Pearson 27
  • 12/4/17, SOLD 2006 Hunter 216
  • 12/4/17, New listing 2003 Catalina 28 MK II
  • 12/3/17, SOLD 2017 Goat Island Skiff
  • 12/3/17, Price reduced on 1981 Valiant 40 Pilothouse
  • 12/3/17, New listing 1981 S2 7.3
  • 12/3/17, SOLD 1987 Pearson 27-2
  • 12/3/17, Price reduced on 1974 Telstar Trimaran, 26 ft.
  • 12/3/17, For Sale: Hobie 16 catamaran for parting out. See Sails, trailers, parts for sale and wanted.
  • 12/2/17, New listing 1979 Drascombe Scaffie Project
  • 12/1/17, SOLD 1984 S2 6.9, with trailer
  • 12/1/17, Wanted: West Seaclipper 16. See Sailboats wanted
  • 12/1/17, New listing 1976 Cape Dory 30
  • 12/1/17, New listing 1981 Santana 23D
  • 12/1/17, Price reduced on 1984 Drascombe Lugger 19

    News and Classifieds column from 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and previous years.