Sailing near Corpus Christi
Set sail in one of the breeziest cities in the nation. Corpus Christi's winds average between 15 and 25 miles per hour making it a premier sailing destination. Sail across the 140 mile bay, the deepest in Texas,; while taking in the sights and sounds of downtown Corpus Christi. Perfectly positioned along the Gulf Coast, Corpus Christi also offers opportunities for adventurous day tripping. From its open Gulf beaches to its protected coves, including the Laguna Madre, Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi Bay, and Bird Island Basin, the Corpus Christi area is attractive to beginners and experts alike.
Sailboat regattas are held every Wednesday evening on Corpus Christi Bay; spectators can appreciate the view from the marina.
Another attraction is the award winning, Corpus Christi Marina, home to all types of water sports, sightseeing boats, sailing lessons, fishing charters, and restaurants. The municipal marina has received two prestigious awards from the Marina Association of Texas (MAT) Marina of the Year Award and the Clean Marina of the Year Award.
For visiting mariners, the marina features over 500 wet slips available for commercial and pleasure craft, four new state-of-the-art floating piers, a fuel dock and pump-out station, trailered and board boat storage, a boat repair facility with travel lift, free launching ramps, and a bait stand. Slip rentals for visiting boats are available at daily, weekly, and monthly rates. Potable water is available at each slip with no additional charge and gear boxes can also be rented. Rentals and lessons are readily available at local businesses.
Learn about Sailing in Corpus Christi
Whether you're an eager beginner looking for a good sailing school or a vet interested in learning where to go for bay sailing, our site can help you find the information on sailing Corpus Christi's Gulf Coast waters that you're looking for. If you're new to the area and interested in learning more about it, you can also order a Corpus Christi Visitors Guide using our site for free.