Texas Youth Race Week began in 1991 from the Galveston Bay Tri-Club Regatta, but it traces its origins back to the first invitational Ragnot Regatta of 1961. TYRW was designated a US SAILING Junior Olympic event in 1997.
The 2017 Texas Youth Race Week will mark 20 years as a US SAILING Junior Olympic event.
We are working on compiling a history of Texas Youth Race Week on Galveston Bay. If you have photos or memories of this event, please contact Marie Wise at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Texas Youth Race Week oral history interview with Catherine and John Focke
Part of the Digital Scholarship Archive at Rice University’s Woodson Research Center
Daily First Shirts
With a star for each first, these shirts have a long history at Texas Youth Race Week. The shirt design is by HYC P/C John Focke.