Rockwall YMCA celebrates Angel Campers with annual end-of-summer bash

Rockwall YMCA celebrates Angel Campers with annual end-of-summer bash

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 8, 2022) JER Chilton YMCA staff and campers celebrated another successful season of Angel Camp at their annual End of Summer Party on July 29. This summer marked the 14thnd year of Angel Camp. Angel Camp provides an opportunity for children with special needs to enjoy traditional day camp activities like horseback […]

Fair winds and following seas: Rockwall remembers life and legacy of Captain Scott Self

Fair winds and following seas: Rockwall remembers life and legacy of Captain Scott Self

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 1, 2020) Sail With Scott founder and former Rockwall mayor Scott Self passed away on June 30th. Scott succumbed to complications with cancer while on hospice at his home at the age of 70. To call Scott an experienced sailor would be an understatement. He first learned at the young age […]

Talking turkey, costumes, cocktails, and pirate cruises

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 27, 2016) Crawfish season won’t peak again until early spring, but that doesn’t stop Dodie the Mudbug from making appearances – and new friends – every chance she gets. In fact, Rockwall’s familiar mudbug mascot was seen handing out “Boo Bucks” at the Halloween Extravaganza at The Harbor last weekend – […]

Chamber of Commerce welcomes new RISD teachers

(ROCKWALL, TX—August 10, 2016) New Rockwall ISD employees were welcomed to the “family” this morning by the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce and local businesses at the “Sailing Into the School Year” breakfast. Newly appointed Superintendent John Villarreal expressed his excitement for his first school year serving in RISD. “In my short time here, I […]

Angel Campers celebrate with banquet bash

Angel Campers celebrate with banquet bash

(ROCKWALL, TX – Aug. 1, 2016) Angel Campers and their families gathered for dinner and dancing at the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall gymnasium Saturday, July 30 to celebrate the end of another very special summer day camp. The banquet included music by DJ Julie Mac of KSCS, dinner and dessert by Dodie’s Cajun Diner […]

Two Rockwall businesses earn Tripadvisor excellence awards

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 27, 2016) Two Rockwall owned and operated businesses – Sail with Scott and Zanata Restaurant – recently received the 2016 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award. Founded in 2010, the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award honors hospitality businesses that consistently achieve outstanding reviews on Tripadvisor. This award is bestowed upon businesses that: […]

Seawolf sets sail for ninth season, Captain Scott Self sells Harbor Lights

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 3, 2016) Christening a boat with Budweiser may be a bit unusual, but nothing about Captain Scott Self and his 40-foot-long, 25-foot-wide catamaran is ordinary. “I don’t drink champagne, so why should she?” Self said, pouring beer over the bow. When Seawolf launched from Chandler’s Landing Marina Saturday morning, about a dozen […]

Sail with Scott’s Harbor Lights back on the water

Storm-damaged vessel repaired, sailing again (ROCKWALL, TX – June 16, 2015)  Sail With Scott’s Harbor Lights had broken away from the dock during a storm overnight on May 27. After crashing and damaging the Rockwall city dock, Harbor Lights ended up lodged onto the rocks on shore on Lake Ray Hubbard. The crew has been […]

Rescue crews working to free Harbor Lights from rocks on Lake Ray Hubbard

Overnight storm causes vessel to shift, break docks (ROCKWALL, TX – May 27, 2015) During last night’s storm in Rockwall, Harbor Lights, a Sail With Scott vessel, broke away from the company dock and crashed into the Rockwall city dock. This was before it ultimately shifted over to the shore alongside Interstate 30 East. The […]

Meet-and-Greet Wine Cruise aboard Sail with Scott

UPDATE (May 27, 2015) Please see our latest story about Harbor Lights after high winds forced it to break loose from the dock at about 11pm Tuesday, May 26, and get lodged on the rocks near I-30. Stay tuned for updates. (ROCKWALL, TX – May 23, 2015) The Rockwall Chapter of the American Wine Society […]

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