The Great Texas 300
Jun 17 - 20, 2015.

300 miles of extreme sailing at its best!
June 17-20, South Padre to Galveston (300 miles)
Wed, June 17, South Padre Island to Mustang Island (100 miles)
Thurs, June 18, Mustang Island State Park to Matagorda (100 miles)
Friday, June 19, Matagorda to Surfside (60 miles)
Sat, June 20, Surfside to East Beach in Galveston (40 miles)
Details can be found on GT300 Race Info Page

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The Great Texas Catamaran Race is an off-shore beach catamaran race along the Texas Coast. Starting in South Padre Island and finishing in Galveston, the race will cover approximately 300 miles along the Texas coast over the Father’s Day weekend. The race will be conducted in four stages with each stage starting and ending on the beach!   

GT300 2015 Registered Teams
Lupe Tortilla             Tomko                   Billings            F18
Great Texas               Piche                    Ball                  F18
Sailboat Shop            Rohrer                  Holt                 F18
Yo Baby!                    Galway                 Atwood            F18
Jack Flash                 Casey                   Grissom           F18
Chums                       Wicklund              Cerdas             Open (N20)
Wisconsin                Bouton              Gruen             F18
Cat Alley F16          Parker                Maudlin          F16
Chiindii racing         Johnston            Johnston        N20

DASH 2015 Registered Teams
Cat Alley                    Parker                  Fulmer             Open (F16)
Dallas                        Webster                Foxall               Open (N20)
Chiindii racing        Denys                 Eaves              H16

Check out the latest scuttlebutt on the Great Texas 300 Google Group. Post questions about the race. Hear from GT veterans. Learn what you need to know to RACE!

  • 2015 Great Texas will be June 17-20 Once again, the Great Texas will be run the Wednesday through Saturday prior to Father's Day.  In 2015, that means that the Great Texas will be run June 17th-20th.  We will once again start in South Padre Island on June 17th and finish up in Galveston on June 20th.  Please join us as a competitor, volunteer or spectator!  See you in South Padre Island on Wednesday, June 17 at 10 am sharp for the start of the 13th annual Great Texas!
    Posted Oct 9, 2014, 8:20 AM by Steve Piche
  • 2014 Race Summary Overall Top 10 List for the 2014 Great Texas.  The Great Texas,, is a 300 mile beach catamaran race run up the Texas coast in four legs which concluded on Saturday.  This article is a summary of the race written by Steve Piche, founder of the race and also the skipper of Team Great Texas 300.  If you enjoy this article, please like us at so that you can follow us in the future.  Here is the final summary list for this year:1.  The 8 Time Champion Works his way of a big hole:   On leg 1 of the Great Texas, Team Quiksilver, Mike Beuerlein and Philippe Bettler, took a flyer after getting ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2014, 12:41 PM by Steve Piche
  • The 2014 Great Texas in a Nutshell! The 12th running of the Great Texas is ready to go starting on Wednesday, June 11.  Eight teams have early registered for the race including former winning skippers John Tomko (7 times), Mike Rohrer and Chris Green.  The event will start with a kick-off party and skippers meeting in South Padre on Tuesday evening.  The racing starts at 10 am on Wednesday, June 11th in front of Clayton's in South Padre.  We will race to Mustang Island State Park.  Expect sailors to arrive between 5-7 pm after a 100 mile leg.  Andrew Tatton and Stephanie May will be serving BBQ on the beach.  We are off once again at 10 am on Thursday, June 12th at 10 ...
    Posted May 9, 2014, 8:33 AM by Steve Piche
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Great Texas 2014 Winners
2WIRESAILING - John Tomko / Ian Billings    picasa
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Great Texas 2013 Winners
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