Texas Mariners Cruising Association

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  • Chilly Chili Cruise

     Grab Your Best Chili Recipe

    November 11-13

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  • Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Cruise

    November 19

    Bayland Marina


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  • Commodore's Ball

    Reserve your place!

    December 17

    Lakewood Yacht Club

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Friday, November 18: General Meeting is held at the Elks Lodge.  Bring your ballots for the 2017 election of officers if you haven't mailed them. Our speaker this month will be Dan Jacobs, discussing NOAA charting issues on our local waterways, including why things may not show up on our area charts.

Friday, December 2 - Naughty Pirate Elf Weenie Grab at Kemah Marina

Saturday, December 17 - Commodore's Ball Lakewood Yacht Club


SailBoat1013Texas Mariners Crusing Association is a nonprofit social club in the Clear Lake area of Houston, TX.   Our members have power boats, sailboats, or are "in between" boats.   Our activities include cruises of all types:  one day, weekend, or extended cruises.  They can be geared for power, sail, or both.  We also have small boat excursions or dinghy regattas.  And certainly no boating organization would be complete without social activities!   

These range from dock parties, themed parties or parties in conjunction with our cruises. We also offer great educational opportunities where you can sharpen your boating skills.  If you have a boat ~ or are thinking about a boat, if you're a novice boater ~ or experienced boater, TMCA is for you!  Come join us!  

Learn more and check out the benefits of Membership!

Come cruise with TMCA!  Check out all the details and join us.  Registration is OPEN!

Bring your best chili recipe to Beason Marina November 11-13
Join us for the uncorking at Bayland Marina November 19-20
Join us for Zee Annual French PeekNeek at Double Bayou November 24-27


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Dear TMCA Member,

2016 has been an outstanding year for TMCA and there is every indication that 2017 will be even better.  Our club has offered more cruises, parties, and educational events than ever before, and our membership is the strongest it has ever been with well over 700 members.  We are easily one of the largest and most active pleasure boating groups on the Gulf Coast.  I attribute our success to our members who are welcoming, fun-loving, and dedicated.

It has been as much a privilege as it was a pleasure to serve as your Commodore this year.  I cannot thank you enough for the seemingly endless hours and tireless work many of you have put in to making this club such a joy to belong to.  Whether you hosted a dock party, led a cruise, arranged a special event, taught a class, volunteered (or were voluntold) for an event, or attended one of our many events with your smiles and laughter, you are the reason I and so many others love this club!

On Friday, November 18, we will hold our Annual Meeting where you will choose who will take this club forward for us in 2017.  The general membership has nominated the following people, and I absolutely could not be happier.  These folks are among the most hard-working, dedicated, and super fun people I know.  The nominees are:

Commodore:               Charles Parette

Vice Commodore:       Larry Friemel

Rear Commodore:       Lori Friemel

Cruise Captain:           Ken Ekenseair

Secretary:                    Kathy Houser

Treasurer:                    Cookie Johnson


I look forward to seeing you there.  Until then, throw off those bowlines…catch the trade winds…. Explore! Dream! Discover!

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Jerry W. Simoneaux, Jr.
2016 Commodore
s/v Tradewind

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Upcoming Events

Fri Dec 09 @12:00AM
Naughty Pirate Elf Weenie Grab
Sat Dec 10 @12:00AM
Christmas Boat Parade
Wed Dec 14 @12:00AM
Full Moon
Sat Dec 17 @12:00AM
Commodore's Ball


Our TMCA members share their "Sailing Tips"!  What to "Know Before You Go" or "How to Fight a Fire".  We have a "tip" for anything for a successful cruise.

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