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Puddle Duck Racing boat design
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Sailboat Rentals and Lessons:
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Area information
Highland Lakes.com, extensive information site, has list of Upcoming Events in the area.
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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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Sailboat Classifieds for about 250 sailboats for sale.
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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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LeafFilter: A lake in your basement is no good for sailing. Call the Leaf Filter professionals to install the LeafFilter system so you won't have to worry about a flooded basement. With Leaf Filter you can head to the lakes of Texas worry-free!

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.


Please visit sail-orion.com.
New Lagoon 400-S2
Catamaran for Charter in

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Sea-legs Inc

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.
One of Alison's other websites, Femtalk USA.
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Classified Changes

In August:
44 sailboats sold
10 ads expired, usually sold
66 new ads

In September
20 sailboats sold
7 ads expired, usually sold
37 new ads

  • 9/19/17, 2005 Macgregor 26M
  • 9/19/17, New listing 2016 Pacific Seacraft 34
  • 9/19/17, 2004 Catalina Capri 22

  • 9/18/17, SOLD 1975 MELEN GUPPY 13
  • 9/18/17, Price reduced on Chesapeake Light Craft Sea Kayak
  • 9/18/17, Price reduced on 1980 Nordica 20
  • 9/18/17, SOLD 1990 Catalina 22 wing keel
  • 9/18/17, Back on market 2002 Stevenson Weekender
  • 9/18/17, New listing 1975 Cape Dory Typhoon
  • 9/17/17, Price reduced on 2002 Corsair Trimaran 28CC
  • 9/17/17, SOLD 1979 Tartan 37
  • 9/17/17, Price reduced on 1984 Cape Dory 30 Cutter
  • 9/17/17, Price reduced on 1969 Sidney, 17 ft
  • 9/17/17, New listing 2004 Catalina 28 MK II
  • 9/17/17, 1994 Hunter 26
  • 9/17/17, Wanted: Catalina 25, wing keel, fin keel or swing keel. Or Hunter 255. See Sailboats wanted
  • 9/16/17, SOLD 2006 Catalina 22 Sport
  • 9/16/17, New listing 1982 Drascombe Longboat
  • 9/16/17, New listing 1983 Merit 25
  • 9/16/17, SOLD Camp Cruiser
  • 9/14/17, SOLD 2006 Performance Cruising Telstar 28 trimaran
  • 9/14/17, SOLD 1977 Santana 20
  • 9/14/17, New listing 1982 Compac 19
  • 9/14/17, SOLD 1971 Hallberg-Rassy Mistress 31
  • 9/14/17, New listing 2009 Picnic Cat
  • 9/13/17, Back on market 1978 Cortez 16
  • 9/13/17, New listing 1998 Hunter 260 VIDEO AD
  • 9/13/17, New listing 1990 Pearson 27
  • 9/13/17, New listing 1982 ComPac 23
  • 9/13/17, New listing 2006 Performance Cruising Telstar 28 trimaran
  • 9/13/17, Wanted: Megabyte, prefer MK2 rig See Sailboats wanted
  • 9/13/17, New listing 1999 Windrider Rave
  • 9/13/17, New listing 1977 Irwin 30
  • 9/12/17, New listing 1984 Laser II
  • 9/12/17, Price reduced on 1978 Baltic 37
  • 9/12/17, Back on market, 1972 Allied Chance 30-30
  • 9/11/17, New listing Hobie Cat 14' Holder (Monohull) Daysailer with Trailer
  • 9/11/17, New listing 1977, Monterey 20 ft
  • 9/11/17, For Rent: 10,000 lb capacity trailer. See Sails, trailers, parts for sale and wanted.
  • 9/10/17, New listing 2006 Catalina 22 Sport
  • 9/10/17, New listing 1969 Sidney, 17 ft
  • 9/10/17, New listing Dolphin Senior
  • 9/10/17, Price reduced on 2017 Montgomery 17 - New
  • 9/10/17, SOLD 2010 Sanibel 18
  • 9/10/17, SOLD 1991 Catalina 22
  • 9/10/17, New listing 1989 Nimble 24
  • 9/10/17, Price reduced on 1990 ComPac 23/3
  • 9/10/17, Price reduced on 1994 PDQ Classic 36 Catamaran
  • 9/9/17, Price reduced on 1980 Cape Dory 27
  • 9/9/17, New listing 1979 Cal 2-25
  • 9/8/17, New listing 2000 ComPac Picnic Cat
  • 9/8/17, New listing 2005 Leopard 40 catamaran
  • 9/8/17, New listing 1975 Catalina 30
  • 9/7/17, New listing 1984 S2 6.9
  • 9/7/17, SOLD 1984 Catalina 30, Tall Mast
  • 9/7/17, SOLD 2012 Montgomery 15
  • 9/6/17, Price reduced on 2010 Precision 21
  • 9/6/17, SOLD 1989 Irwin 38 MKII Center Cockpit Sloop
  • 9/6/17, New listing 1999 Hunter 260
  • 9/6/17, New listing 1983 Dovekie 21
  • 9/5/17, Price reduced on 2013 Chesapeake Light Craft, Pocketship
  • 9/5/17, Price reduced on 1994 S2 7.9
  • 9/5/17, 1982 Catalina 25
  • 9/5/17, SOLD 1984 Catalina 25, fin keel
  • 9/5/17, Back on market 1979 Pacific Seacraft Flicka 20
  • 9/5/17, New listing Islands 17
  • 9/5/17, SOLD 1984 Hunter 25.5, Ultimate Pocket Cruiser
  • 9/5/17, SOLD 1992 Hobie Miracle Magnum 20 Catamaran
  • 9/5/17, Price reduced on 1974, Drascombe Lugger, 19'6
  • 9/5/17, New listing 1995 Seaward 25
  • 9/5/17, Back on market 2014 Melonseed
  • 9/5/17, New listing Laser 2005
  • 9/5/17, Price reduced on 1999 Mirror sailboat with trailer
  • 9/5/17, Price reduced on 2013 Adirondack Guide Boat
  • 9/4/17, Price reduced on 1984 ComPac 23
  • 9/4/17, 1988 Macgregor 26D
  • 9/4/17, SOLD 1977 Catalina 22 swing keel
  • 9/4/17, New listing 1974 Schwill DS-16
  • 9/4/17, Wanted: Damaged or neglected Mini 12, 2.4m etc. See Sailboats wanted
  • 9/3/17, New listing 1974 Venture 25
  • 9/3/17, SOLD 1986 Montgomery 15
  • 9/3/17, Price reduced on 1984 Oday 23
  • 9/3/17, SOLD 1996 Seaward 25
  • 9/3/17, New listing 2001 Macgregor 26X
  • 9/3/17, Price reduced on 1986 McVay Bluenose Sloop
  • 9/2/17, SOLD 1980, Advance Stowaway 16' and trailer
  • 9/2/17, New listing 1985 Catalina 25
  • 9/2/17, 2008 Catalina 22 Sport
  • 9/2/17, Price reduced on 1976 Chrysler 22
  • 9/1/17, New listing 1974 Telstar Trimaran, 26 ft.
  • 9/1/17, Price reduced on 1979 ComPac 23

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