Current Social Activities
On The Water Activities
Rockport Yacht Club Week of September 16 - 20, 2019 September-19-2019
Friday, September 20 Happy Hour 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Members' Socials
Hosts are needed for the October, November and  December Socials.
At the October 10th Social, Rodney Nowell will show us his drone footage of the Race Around the Island.
At the November 14th Social, Bill Coxwell will share with us some of the history from the beginning of RYC.
The  December 12th Social will be the Christmas Party.  Details to follow as plans develop.
Please consider hosting with a group of friends and.
let me know.  lizhielscher@gmail.com
Important information
Thanks to Rose Williams for this information.  Sounds like a fun time for a group to go support John and his crew or follow him online.
John Williams and Crew (which includes Jonathon Atwood) have entered to race in the 33rd Annual Harvest Moon Regatta (race from Galveston to Port Aransas). John's boat is a Cosair F31(trimaran).  He will be in the multihull class.  The boat name is "Gimme Samoa".
Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook sponsors the race and Bacardi sponsors the BBQ/Awards Party in the Port A Marina Saturday evening.  Anyone can go online and buy a wristband for the BBQ/rum drinks (all you can drink until they run out!).  You can also BYOB.  Lots of people!!    Lots of fun!!
Race starts in Galveston on Thursday, October 10th, and first boats cross the finish line in Port A on Friday morning.  Boats come in all day and into the evening.   You can watch the start in Galveston on the seawall at 2:00 p.m. Oct.10th, and/or watch the finish line in Port A on Friday by the marina/jetty on the ship channel.  Most boats dock in the city marina thru the weekend.  It is an awesome site to see and to walk the docks.
Website to use:  harvestmoonregatta.com  Follow the links to Tracking and then look for Multihulls...Gimme Samoa.  You can watch all the boats as they race offshore all night long!  If you have any questions, email rwilliams@cableone.net or call Rose
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  

 Community Events

Oysterfest 2011

Supporting and participating in other local organizations’ events is just part of being a good neighbor.  The Oysterfest parade is the grand opening of Oysterfest benefiting the Fulton VFD.  Throwing out beads and candy to the spectators is fun for everyone riding the “floats”.

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4th of July Boat Parade

There is a fun event taking place in Rockport/Fulton during the 4th of July weekend. We know you might be busy enjoying the many activities of this weekend. One of the most fun is the Annual Boat Parade providing an opportunity for kids and adults to see the many regional boats dressed for the parade. It will happen on the beautiful Little Bay. We encourage boaters to invite friends and neighbors to ride on your boat during the parade. We also suggest that you bring blankets and chairs to better enjoy this fun event from shore! Come join us on a boat, on the shore line and at the Yacht Club on Rockport Harbor and enjoy remembering why we celebrate this famous holiday. Click here for Poster We had a spectacular parade! Lots of kiddos and everyone had a great time.

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Christmas Lighted Boat Parade

Christmas in Rockport/Fulton. Time to stroll down our avenues and admire the decorations. Time to attend parties and exchange presents. But most of all, because we live in a boating community, it’s time to participate to the annual boat parade. Whether you like boats, Christmas lights or both, this Rockport Yacht Club tradition brings the community together every year — and it’s a must see for both residents and visitors. Both commercial and personal watercrafts will participate and, for the first time, a new category of restaurant-sponsored boats will float across the bay for your viewing pleasure. The theme is “Deck the Hulls with Holiday Lights.” Boat owners have shown incredible originality and ingenuity in past years, dressing up their boats as Christmas trees and Santa’s sleds among the others, and this year promises to be no different. The boats will parade through Little Bay — a great spot to watch them go by and take some pictures and video — then back to the the Yacht Club and down town Rockport and Fulton for more fun. The parade judges will review the entrants and choose the winners. The annual event raises money for the Education Foundation providing money for student/teacher projects. If you get tired of watching the boats go by, or if the winter night proves to be a little too chilly, Join us in the Rockport Yacht Club for food and refreshment and holiday lights and certainly enjoy the featured merchants open houses all evening.

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Tour of Homes 2011

Rockport is home to many beautiful and unique residences, including yachts.  Touring these fine homes and boats is a highlight of the spring season. The Yacht Club was host to a beautiful tournament sportfisherman on the tour and provided luncheon for the folks who toured these beautiful homes. What better way to see the homes and life styles of Rockport.


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