|Corpus Christi Area Water Sports|
Corpus Christi's status as one of the breeziest cities in the nation makes it a hot spot for those who love wind and waves. The city annually hosts the U.S. Open Windsurfing Regatta. Sailboat regattas are also held each Wednesday evening on Corpus Christi Bay; spectators can appreciate the view from the marina. The variety of waterways, from open Gulf beaches to protected coves, including the Laguna Madre, Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi Bay, and Bird Island Basin, makes the Corpus Christi area attractive to beginners and experts alike. Rentals and lessons are readily available.
The Corpus Christi Marina is home to all types of water sports, sightseeing boats, sailing lessons, fishing charters, and restaurants. For visiting mariners, the marina features over 500 wet slips available for commercial and pleasure craft, four new state-of-the-art floating piers, fuel dock and pump out station, trailered and board boat storage, boat repair facility with travel lift, free launching ramps, and bait stand. Slip rentals for visiting boats are available at daily, weekly, and monthly rates. Rates for visiting vessels are based on LOA, plus a $2 per night utility fee. Potable water is available at each slip with no additional charge and gear boxes can also be rented. For additional information, about the marina, call 361/882-7333.
Corpus Christi Sailing Center, Inc.
Offers a full compliment of sailing services for the beginner, intermediate, and advanced sailor. Sailing school is an American Sailing Association (ASA) Authorized Training Facility. Courses are conducted by experienced Captains who are licensed by the U.S Coast Guard. Features a weekend sailing school for beginners, captained charters, certification courses, and bareboat charters for the experienced sailor. Private instruction in all aspects of sailing is available.
Also features a Sunset/Supper Cruise on a sailing yacht cruising around Corpus Christi Bay, Corpus Christi Charter Services, and more.
Dolphin Docking - Port Aransas
Fishing trips, 24 to 64 hours long; accommodations
Captain Clark's Party Fishing Boat - in the Corpus Christi Bay
located in beautiful downtown Corpus Christi in the city marina. Short trips several times a day and chartered trips offered
Pure Pleasure Fishing - Port Aransas
Specializing in shark and tuna fishing, 8 hour to overnight trips
Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Activities include water skiing; fishing;swimming (unsupervised beach)
Windsurfing FAQ Corpus Christi
South Bay Guide Service - Port Aransas
Fishing and duck hunting guide service, features wade/bay fishing, and hunt/fish combos.
Wind & Wave Water Sports - Corpus Christi
10721 S. Padre Island Dr. - 361/937-9283
Offers windsurfing lessons for beginner and advanced, individual or group instruction. Sailboard, surfboard, and boogie board rentals. On and off-site Kayak rentals available. Surf store featuring equipment and accessories.
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