Sea Scout Base Galveston
Set Sail Galveston
Galveston Community Sailing Center (GCYSC) is a US Sailing®-sanctioned Community Sailing Center offering memberships for individuals and families. GCYSC places special emphasis on teaching youth and disabled individuals the art of sailing. The adaptive sailing program provides instruction for sailors of all levels with a variety of disabilities, and is integrated with the Sea Scout Program for Disability Awareness training.

All instructors are US Sailing-Certified licensed captains. Nautical skills are taught and practiced during weekly US Sailing Classes, Open Sail Saturdays and Schooner Sundays. GCYSC invites Galveston Island to enjoy a wonderful and affordable opportunity to share a love of the ocean across generations through true community sailing.
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Galveston Selected for US Sailing
Disabled National Championships
Exciting news! GCYSC was selected by US Sailing to host the 2014 National Disabled Sailing Championships October 28 - November 1. America's top disabled sailors will compete for the National Championship and to qualify for the 2016 Paralympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

The sailing festival will showcase a variety of events, including:
  • 2014 Galveston Disabled Championship
  • 2014 Special Olympics Texas Sailing Championship
  • US Sailing Disabled Sailing Instructor Certification
  • Classifier Seminar
  • "How to Race" Development Clinic.
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Time to Join High School Team Sailing
No experience necessary
Represent your school racing against other local teams and hosting schools throughout the Southeast district (SEISA). Two sailors (age 14+) and a faculty advisor make a team. After-school practices with area schools are held Fridays 4:00-6:00pm with certified US Sailing® coaches and Texas A&M sailing team members. Racing taught on double-handed Flying Juniors (FJ's) and triple-handed Sonars.
  • $500.00 sponsors a team of four sailors
  • or $125 per student for team membership under four sailors Tuition includes facility use, coaches, boats & equipment.
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