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 […]

Rockwall, Heath sailors win third place Koch Cup at prestigious sea scout regatta

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – July 20, 2018) On July 12, the Ninth Biennial William I. Koch International Sea Scout Cup at Sea Star Base Galveston concluded with a world-class banquet where victors were honored in Koch Cup fashion. Skipper Andrew Vandling and Crewman Isaac Barkley, representing Sea Scout Ship 1000 of Rockwall and Rush Creek Yacht […]

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 […]

Sailing program teaches kids nautical know-how

Open House Feb. 21 at Rush Creek Yacht Club ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Feb. 2, 2014) Rush Creek Yacht Club invites kids from around Lake Ray Hubbard to come enjoy free food, drinks and sailboat rides during its Youth Sailing Open House on from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. Taking place at the RCYC […]

Registration underway for Sailing, Swimming & Tennis Camp

ROCKWALL, TX (May 4, 2014) Chandlers Landing Yacht Club is pleased to offer “Sailing, Swimming, & Tennis Camp” for children 8 years and older.  This unique camp enables participants to mix and match selections to experience all three sports, combine two of the sports, or concentrate on a single interest. The weekly camps are offered […]

Springer students explore ‘What I Want To Be When I Grow Up’

ROCKWALL (March 3, 2014) We have all been asked at some point in our childhood…”What do you want to be when you grow up?”  The Rockwall ISD Education Foundation awarded the Kindergarten team at Springer Elementary $1,771 for their “When I Grow Up…” grant idea. The goal of this grant was to give students a […]

Sailing scholarships give Helping Hands children opportunity to learn sport

Sailing scholarships give Helping Hands children opportunity to learn sport

September 7, 2012 – “Sailing is like heaven on earth,” said one of the 18 sailing students – all children of Helping Hands’ clients that received sailing scholarships from Rush Creek Junior Sailing Program. Since 2006, the yacht club have generously provided tuition-free sailing lessons for kids that normally would not have the opportunity to […]

Mayor Liechty’s Message: Summer season highlights Heath’s many recreational options

Mayor Liechty’s Message: Summer season highlights Heath’s many recreational options

(Heath) July 13, 2012 – Summer has arrived, and it is a great season to live in Heath.  Our location on the Eastern shore of Lake Ray Hubbard, our exceptional recreational options and our unique hometown events are just a few of the many reasons that caused our City to be ranked #11 on D […]

Heath sailor wins silver at US Jr Olympic Sailing Festival

Heath sailor wins silver at US Jr Olympic Sailing Festival

Team Geoffrey Nelson/Max Hudson earns silver medal finish at 2012 Hobie North American Youth Sailing Championship July 11, 2012 – Geoffrey Nelson, 16, of Heath, and Max Hudson, 16, of Shreveport, Louisiana, won the Silver Medal at the 2012 Hobie North American Youth Sailing Championship, hosted by Annapolis Yacht Club, as part of the U.S. […]