The Columbus Sailing Association, custodians of history, is dedicated to the education, enlightenment, and engagement of all persons in the history of 15th century sailing, as well as the restoration of the caravel replica, Niña, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Our History The Columbus Sailing Association was founded in 1999, and is a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation dedicated to the maintenance, restoration, and preservation of the last remaining replica of the Columbus Fleet, La Niña. Our Future With the help of volunteers from all walks of life, full restoration of La Niña is planned, as well as a 15th Century Sailing School, educational programs , classes, historical celebrations, tours, festivals, and ports of call visits once again aboard Columbus’ favorite ship, La Niña. You are granted permission to COME ABOARD AND JOIN THE CSA!!!