2014 Schedule

The Great Texas 300
Jun 11 - 14, 2014.

300 miles of extreme sailing at its best!
June 11-14, South Padre to Galveston (300 miles)
Wed, June 11, South Padre Island to Mustang Island (100 miles)
Thurs, June 12, Mustang Island State Park to Matagorda (100 miles)
Friday, June 13, Matagorda to Surfside (60 miles)
Sat, June 14, Surfside to East Beach in Galveston (40 miles)
Details can be found on GT300 Race Info Page

Contact us at greattexasinfo@gmail.com if you have questions.
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!   

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  • 2014 Race Summary Overall Top 10 List for the 2014 Great Texas.  The Great Texas, gt300.com, 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 www.facebook.com/greattexas300 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
  • 2 Wire Sailing (Tomko and Billings) Win the 2013 Great Texas Congratulations to Team 2 Wire Sailing, skipper John Tomko and crew Ian Billings for winning the 2013 Great Texas.  John and Ian dominated the F18 fleet throughout the race.  However, Team Chums, Lee Wicklund and David Cerdes sailing on a Nacra 20, did give them a run for their money for line honors.  Chums was first to the beach on Leg 1 and Leg 2. Team Chums also took home the first place trophy in the open class.Team 2 Wire Sailing also collected the trophy for fastest elapsed time and first in the F18 class.  Also collecting trophies were Quiksilver, Mike Beuerlein and Philippe Bettle, second place in F18 class, Team Monkey Business, Steve Piche and Juke Ball, third ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2013, 6:02 AM by Steve Piche
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Great Texas 2014 Winners
2WIRESAILING - John Tomko / Ian Billings

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Great Texas 2013 Winners
2WIRESAILING John Tomko - Ian Billings