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The awesome boat we have been going out on was sunk by hurricane Harvey.
Now we will be sailing on a more awesome yacht. The Yankee Clipper is a 46 foot Fisher, a cutter rigged ketch, which means it has two forward sails and two main sails.
I brought Yankee Clipper to Kemah from Fort Lauderdale in December with a 3 person crew.
We had the time of our lives.
We sailed 1200 miles across the Gulf of Mexico in 8 days averaging 8.4 knots.
Anyone interested in a stress free experience that sailing a vintage boat can facilitate should come join the fun. We will meet at the boat which is in slip 66 of West dock at Legend Point. The gate code is #1166 . Go left after entering the gate and park as far down as possible. Take the stairs down to the pier and go left. Keep walking until you see the most beautiful sailboat in Texas (slip 66) and you have reached Yankee Clipper.

Those who are interested in learning to sail will be forced into conscripted labor like raising sails, grinding, tacking, jibing and other nautical terms.

This will be approximately a 4 hour sail, if no one is on a schedule we may go longer if we have favorable winds.

Bring finger foods and your beverage of choice and prepare to have a blast. Those interested in learning to sail will gain first hand knowledge in setting and trimming sails, reading the wind, steering with one hand while balancing a beverage in the other, laughing till your jaw aches while maintaining a course, navigation and napping. This event is for adults and well behaved children 9 years old and up. We will sail out into Galveston bay following the wind to either Hartman Bridge or toward redfish island. Suggested donation is $30 per person. BYOB and finger foods. There is a head (enclosed private toilet) and running water. All required coast guard approved safety equipment is on board. The captain has 40 years of experience sailing these waters without a single casualty.
Gate code is #1166
Contact number is 281-455-8008

Upcoming events (5)

Saturday at 3 PM, let's go sailing!

1300 Marina Bay Dr

Lets go on a sailing adventure. Yankee Clipper has a new engine and is raring to go out on a sailing adventure. We are now in slip 71 of west dock. When walking out the dock the Yankee Clipper will be on the left side now. This should make docking a little easier and slip 71 has a brand new finger pier which is nice and solid. Bring something to drink and finger foods. There is plenty of room in the pilothouse for coolers. This is a hands on sailing experience. We need a minimum of 4 able bodied volunteers to assist with departure and docking. I can raise the sails unassisted but if anyone wants to grind or steer be my guest. We will meet at the boat at 5 pm at Legend Point Marina. Address is 1300 Marina Bay Drive, Kemah TX Gate code is #1166, or #1177 with alternate code #0000 bathroom code is 4702, boat is on West dock slip 71. Take an immediate left after entering the gate and park as far down as you can. Bring your favorite beverage and finger foods. Bring a cooler if you want there is plenty of room. The code to the bathroom next to the boat is 4702, where you will find clean facilities and cold air conditioning. We will get as much sailing in as we can. Everyone is welcome to take a hand at the wheel. In two or three trips you will be promoted from swab to El Capitan. This is a laid back sailing adventure, the boat is set up for single handed sailing with all the sheets run to the back to the self tailing winches. Participate or lounge around and swap stories of adventures on the high seas. Adults and well behaved children over 9 years of age are welcome. Suggested donation is $30 per shipmate. We are not set up to take credit cards, paypal etc.

Hey this Sunday at 3 PM, let's go sailing!

1300 Marina Bay Dr

Lets go on a sailing adventure. Yankee Clipper has a new engine and is raring to go out on a sailing adventure. We have moved to slip 71 on West dock. When walking out the dock the Yankee Clipper will be on the left side of the dock. This should make docking a little easier and slip 71 has a brand new finger pier which is nice and solid. Bring something to drink and finger foods. There is plenty of room in the pilothouse for coolers. We will meet at the boat at 5 pm at Legend Point Marina. Address 1300 Marina Bay Drive, Kemah TX Gate code is #1166, or #1177 boat is on West dock slip 71. Bathroom code is still 4702 Take an immediate left after entering the gate and park as far down as you can. Bring your favorite beverage and finger foods. Bring a cooler if you like, there is plenty of room. The code to the bathroom next to the boat is 4702, where you will find clean facilities and cold air conditioning. This is a hands on sailing experience. We need a minimum of 4 able bodied volunteers to assist with departure and docking. I can raise the sails unassisted but if anyone wants to grind or steer be my guest. We will get as much sailing in as we can. Everyone is welcome to take a hand at the wheel. In two or three trips you will be promoted from swab to El Capitan. This is a laid back sailing adventure, the boat is set up for single handed sailing with all the sheets run to the back to the self tailing winches. Participate or lounge around and swap stories of adventures on the high seas. Adults and well behaved children over 9 years of age are welcome. Suggested donation is $30 per shipmate. We are not set up to take credit cards, paypal or other electronic payment options.

Saturday at 3 PM, let's go sailing!

1300 Marina Bay Dr

Lets go on a sailing adventure. Yankee Clipper has a new engine and is raring to go out on a sailing adventure. We are now in slip 71 of west dock. When walking out the dock the Yankee Clipper will be on the left side now. This should make docking a little easier and slip 71 has a brand new finger pier which is nice and solid. Bring something to drink and finger foods. There is plenty of room in the pilothouse for coolers. This is a hands on sailing experience. We need a minimum of 4 able bodied volunteers to assist with departure and docking. I can raise the sails unassisted but if anyone wants to grind or steer be my guest. We will meet at the boat at 5 pm at Legend Point Marina. Address is 1300 Marina Bay Drive, Kemah TX Gate code is #1166, or #1177 with alternate code #0000 bathroom code is 4702, boat is on West dock slip 71. Take an immediate left after entering the gate and park as far down as you can. Bring your favorite beverage and finger foods. Bring a cooler if you want there is plenty of room. The code to the bathroom next to the boat is 4702, where you will find clean facilities and cold air conditioning. We will get as much sailing in as we can. Everyone is welcome to take a hand at the wheel. In two or three trips you will be promoted from swab to El Capitan. This is a laid back sailing adventure, the boat is set up for single handed sailing with all the sheets run to the back to the self tailing winches. Participate or lounge around and swap stories of adventures on the high seas. Adults and well behaved children over 9 years of age are welcome. Suggested donation is $30 per shipmate. We are not set up to take credit cards, paypal etc.

Hey this Sunday at 3 PM, let's go sailing!

1300 Marina Bay Dr

Lets go on a sailing adventure. Yankee Clipper has a new engine and is raring to go out on a sailing adventure. We have moved to slip 71 on West dock. When walking out the dock the Yankee Clipper will be on the left side of the dock. This should make docking a little easier and slip 71 has a brand new finger pier which is nice and solid. Bring something to drink and finger foods. There is plenty of room in the pilothouse for coolers. We will meet at the boat at 5 pm at Legend Point Marina. Address 1300 Marina Bay Drive, Kemah TX Gate code is #1166, or #1177 boat is on West dock slip 71. Bathroom code is still 4702 Take an immediate left after entering the gate and park as far down as you can. Bring your favorite beverage and finger foods. Bring a cooler if you like, there is plenty of room. The code to the bathroom next to the boat is 4702, where you will find clean facilities and cold air conditioning. This is a hands on sailing experience. We need a minimum of 4 able bodied volunteers to assist with departure and docking. I can raise the sails unassisted but if anyone wants to grind or steer be my guest. We will get as much sailing in as we can. Everyone is welcome to take a hand at the wheel. In two or three trips you will be promoted from swab to El Capitan. This is a laid back sailing adventure, the boat is set up for single handed sailing with all the sheets run to the back to the self tailing winches. Participate or lounge around and swap stories of adventures on the high seas. Adults and well behaved children over 9 years of age are welcome. Suggested donation is $30 per shipmate. We are not set up to take credit cards, paypal or other electronic payment options.

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Hey this Sunday at 3 PM, let's go sailing!

1300 Marina Bay Dr

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