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#256686 - 01/29/13 08:50 AM Great Texas 2013 on June 12-15  
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The 11th annual Great Texas Catamaran Race from South Padre to Galveston will be held June 12-15 this year. We will once again have extensive coverage of the event at You can also follow the event on Facebook at Registration for the event will open March 1. We hope to see you in South Padre for the start of the Great Texas.

Steve Piche
Public Relations
Great Texas 300

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#256689 - 01/29/13 09:05 AM Re: Great Texas 2013 on June 12-15 [Re: Steve_Piche]  
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I went along with the ground crews last year for my first trip; having been involved with the Worrell 1000 and the Tybee 500, I have to say that Steve and his race administration do a great job, and the logistics aren't as challenging as I'd expected. The Texas geography is more conducive to a spinnaker run than the East Coast races, and the distance makes it a challenge that fits nicely into a long weekend. While this sort of racing isn't for the ill-prepared, the Great Texas has managed to distill off-shore distance racing into something manageable for most weekend warriors. Give it a go.

John Williams

- The harder you practice, the luckier you get -
Gary Player, pro golfer

After watching Lionel Messi play, I realize I need to sail harder.

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