Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: New Mexico, USA (Heron, Elephant Butte lakes); Arizona (Lake Pleasant)
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Re: Hello from S. Padre Island, Tx
Welcome, GD Byrd. The mere mention of South Padre brings me many warm memories; much of my childhood was spent on the island and many of my young adventures were there.
Much of the Laguna Madre is quite shallow, although there are a few selected spots where sailboats other than small cats and windsurfers could manage. Many years ago, there used to be racing out of Laguna Vista, and more recently a yacht club toward the back side of Port Isabel. But, there just never has been a hugely strong traditional sailing culture in the area, unlike Corpus or Clear Lake-Galveston Bay.