I.  Getting Here.

 By Land  From the North: Use I45 South out of Houston. From the East or West take I10 to the Sam Houston Beltway (Toll Road) and connect to I45 South. Exit I45 South onton  the NASA ByPass just South of Webster, TX.  The ByPass connects directly to  NASA Parkway East and the Lakewood Lane turnoff to Lakewood Street and Lakewood Yacht Club.

Houston traffic during the morning (7-9) and evening (5-7) rush hours is some of the worst in the country.  Fortunately, in the morning you will be heading in the opposite direction to that of the local commuters.

Towing a boat:  Stay on the expressways.  Expressways in the area are all in good condition and very wide. If possible, avoid the rush hours.

By Air

George Bush International   is  45-60 minutes  away

 Hobby  is by far the cloest and is only    20 minutes away from the Seabrook area.

II.  Launching

Visiting boats will be launched free of charge beginning at 8:00 AM on 03/08/2012. This will include inserting the mast.  Rigging assistance will be available on site.

 III.  Slippage.

LYC and Fleet 17 invite visiting and all local boats to use the  inner harbor at LYC free of charge. Onsite trailer storage is also available.

 IV.  Local Resources

Nearest Marinas.

Seabrook Shipyard                    281-474-2586  Seabrook Shipyard 1900 Seabrook Shipyard Drive

Clear Lake Marine Center        281-326-4426 4141 NASA Parkway (NASA RD 1), Seabrook, TX


Hayes Rigging                        281-474-4505     www.hayesrigging.com 2916 HWY 146 , Seabrook, TX

  Stix and Rigging                     281-334-784       http://www.stixnrign.com   400 Anders Lane, Kemah, TX.

Sail makers

 UK Halsey                        281-334-3464             UK Halsey Texas

North Sails                       281-334-7559             North Sails Texas

Quantum                           281-474-4168             Quantum Texas

 Marine Stores

West Marine    281-326-1447        www.westmarine.com/

 KO Sailing      281-867-8200         www.kosailing.com


  Bag lunches delivered directly to your boat will be available from the regatta website   www.j105mw.com

Neptune Subs      281-474-3973 at 1917    Bayport Boulevard,  Seabrook, TX is a favorite local sub shop     

Grocery Stores. 

 Kroger       281-474-4001           1905 El Mar Ln Seabrook, TX

 Randalls    281-538-2500          2951 Marina Bay Dr, League City, TX

Arlans       281-326-4363             4614 Nasa Parkway, Seabrook, TX


Hotels in the Seabrook Area (Partial List)

       NASA Hilton      281-333-9300   3000 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX

      Boardwalk Inn    281-334-9880     Kemah Boardwalk,  Kemah, TX

     Passport Inn and Suites (Close to Kemah Boarkwalk)

      La Quinta Inn and Suites

      Comfort Suites

      Hanption Inn NASA

      Quality Inn and Suites                                          

 Bed and Breakfast. 

      See Bed and Breakfast for a comprehensive list.   

IV.  Racing. 

Check www.j105mw.comfor information. 

See the illustration below for a visual of the racing area.

For other local racing information see www.gbca.org

Weather. local weather

Tide / Current charts. local tides

V.  Shore Side Activities

Seabrook is located between Houston to the North and Galveston to the South.  The Kemah Boardwalk Kemah Boardwalk and NASA are major attractions.  The Tall Ship Elissa Elissa and the associated museum is 30-40 minutes away on Galveston Island. The Texas Coast is also known for spectacular fishing see Texas Salt Water Fishing


VI.  Additional Information

.  If you have any questions feel free to contact any of the Fleet 17 contacts at www.j105mw.com


Disclaimer:  The businesses listed above are not all inclusive and should be used as a starting point for your planning.  Our listing them does not constitute our endorsement of their use.  There are many other marinas, stores, etc available in the Houston area.