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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.

Youth Sailing World Championship

 

Keynote Speaker | Dr. Sylvia Earle

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! 

Must See

Where to Eat

Where to Eat

Food options are nearly endless in Corpus Christi. Local favorites like scrumptious seafood, enchilada entrees and down-home Texas BBQ will never go out of style. Fresh innovations, award-winning chefs and food trucks add to the spice of our cuisine!

Things to Do

Things to Do

During your stay enjoy the miles of shoreline, sights and attractions that are just waiting for you to arrive. Find things to do from farmers' markets to live music and free entertainment, we've got you covered. Start planning your itinerary!

Sailing Schedule

Sailing Schedule

Find out everything you need to know about the 2018 Youth World Championships in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. Click the link above for more information! 

Ocean Sustainability

Ocean Sustainability

Corpus Christi hosts the first World Sailing event to include an environmental focus in a World Championship. The regatta will focus on eliminating single-use plastics at the event and promoting environmental best practices! Find out more! 

Discounts and Deals

Discounts and Deals

Sailors can take advantage of all kinds of deals with the Corpus Christi Show Us Your Badge program! Explore the city through restaurants, attractions and shops -  and save a little money during your trip to Corpus Christi! Click the link above for more info.

Fishing

Fishing

Proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, the recently dredged Packery Channel and the deep Intracoastal Canal make Corpus Christi a fishing paradise! Bring your rod and reel because the Coastal Bend offers some of the best fishing in the state of Texas.


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