USA 2018 | Youth Sailing World Championships
Welcome to Corpus Christi!
Corpus Christi, Texas welcomes the USA 2018 Youth World Sailing Championships, July 14-21, 2018! Located on the Texas Gulf Coast, Corpus Christi has it all! Find miles of sunny beaches, one-of-a-kind attractions and feast on the freshest seafood. Enjoy shopping and dining options galore and best of all— experience South Texas hospitality.
Keynote Speaker | Dr. Sylvia Earle
Dr. Sylvia Earle has spent more than 50 years dedicating her life to exploring the oceans. She is the Founding Advisory Board Chair for the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. As an Oceanographer and Explorer, she holds the depth record for untethered dives, helped develop the Deep Rover Submersible and has authored over 200 publications. Dr. Earle also serves as National Geographic's first female explorer-in-residence.
Dr. Sylvia Earle, presented by 11th Hour Racing and the Harte Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, will be the guest speaker at the Youth Sailing World Championships Opening Ceremonies at 6:00 p.m. on July 15, 2018 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. This is a SOLD OUT event!