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Current Social Activities
Rockport Yacht Club Week of August 19 - 24, 2019 August-21-2019
Monday, August 19 Game Night 7:00 p.m.
Bring a game or play one at the Club
 
Tuesday, August 20 Last Sunfish Race
The Race Around the Island 6:00 p.m.
Come encourage the sailors as they get under Key Allegro Bridge
 
Friday, August 23  Happy Hour 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  
 
Saturday, August 24 Lydia Ann Lighthouse Cruise/Regatta
Go to the Lighthouse at your leisure, beach your boat and  enjoy the Lighthouse beach area. 
Sailboats are to race back at 1:00 p.m. GPS time.
Light snacks and cool drinks at the Club about 2:30 p.m. 

 

 
On The Water Activities
Tiki Beach Party August-22-2019
RYC Cruise Aug. 24th
We have been talking about a cruise for Aug 24 and plan is set....!
Cruise to mud Island/Tiki Beach. This is a great location just across Aransas Bay. The plan is for a Shrimp Boil on the Beach. Everyone bring your shrimp and what ever to throw in the pot. The plan is to arrive noon or sooner, get the pot going about 1:00.
Bring; Lawn Chairs, Shade, your drinks of choice, other snack to share, sun screen, water shoes/sandals.
Tiki Beach Party
Tiki Beach is at approx:
27 56.864 N    97 0.352 W
From Rockport Harbor 
less than 5 miles at 155 heading
from Leggett Lights 169 heading
Location offer good protection/anchorage from the SE wind. Nice shelly beach, careful coming ashore can be oyster shells in the water. 
Jump in your boat or hitch a ride with another member and come spend the day at Tiki Beach.
We will have some boats to bring you in from anchorage if your a deep draft boat.

 

 
Harbor 20" Launch and Christening June-13-2019
Harbor 20' Launch & Christening
  
 
    
  

 

 We have come a long way.... She is ready to for the water... Today a crew will put her in the water and take her to her new home at The Rockpord Yacht Club. 
She will be christened at tonight's members meeting. Jim and Heidi Marmion who are donating her to the club will be there. Come be apart of this great step forward for the RYC.

 

 
Contact: Bill Coxwell 361-463-1193
 
Harbor 20' work day June-3-2019
Harbor 20' work day 

Saturday June 1st - 8 to 12


  
    
  
The boat is at Hooking Bull Boat Yard in Cove Harbor. We will be able to lift the boat and complete sanding of the bottom.
If all goes well, we will go ahead and paint the bottom.
 
Contact: Bill Coxwell 361-463-1193  
 
Sunfish Races June-3-2019
The 2019 Sunfish Series is starting this Tuesday, June 4, at the RYC Tucker Coxwell Dock!   
 
First race is at 6 p.m.
 
Races are every Tuesday this summer, barring any weather-related cancellations. RYC Members are welcome to use club boats on a first come/first serve basis.
Racing is open to anyone with their own boat also. Even if you are not racing, come cheer on your favorite sailor!
 
We hope to see you there! 
  
 
 
 
 
RYC Harbor 20 April-27-2019
Work on The RYC Harbor 20' is coming along very well...!
  
 
    
  
Next work day will be Monday April 29th. 5:00 pm The boat is at Hooking Bull Boat Yard. We will be able to lift the boat and complete sanding of the bottom. If all goes well, we will go ahead and paint the bottom.
 
Contact: Bill Coxwell 361-463-1193  

On The Water

Cruising

Cruising the Gulf Coast is a favorite of both sail and power boaters. We hold several one day and overnight cruises up and down the coast each year. Upcoming cruises will be posted in the "Current Events" panel to the left. Use the "Contact" form to notify the club if you are a non-member and would like to cruise with us.

 

Raft-Ups

Raft-Ups are a fun way to meet people and make new friends. The club organizes a couple of raft-ups each summer. Upcoming raft-ups will be posted in "Current Events". You don't have to be a member to join our raft-ups; just use the "Contact" form to let us know you'd like to participate and a club member will contact you.

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Tiki Island

The waters of Aransas Bay are some of the most pristine along the Gulf Coast. The Rockport Yacht Club makes an annual pilgrimage to Tiki Island. Immediately across the bay from Rockport, Tiki Island boasts beautiful beaches and lots of birds. Our trip includes a picnic on the island with burgers and a variety of beverages. Some of the club even spend the night on Tiki returning the next day. Use the "Contact" form to let us know if you would like to go on the Tiki Island picnic but need a ride. A club member will contact you to arrange your transportation to the island.

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Motorboat Activities

The Rockport Yacht Club is planning a number of activities during 2019 for members with motorboats. Past activities include a RYC Fishing Tournament and "Texas Tropical Coast Cruises" including one with an overnight stay. Members with sailing vessels will be welcome to join these outings; however, the main focus is to develop fun motorboat activities.

Please download the 2019 Boating Survey from the main menu to offer suggestions.

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Navy League Visit

The Navy League, in concert with the Rockport Yacht Club, sponsored a visit by the Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead. More than 30 Navy Junior ROTC Cadets turned out to learn about the ship and its mission.

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Click here for more USCG cutter Steelhead photos

 







 

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