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RACE CALENDAR LISTING YOUR RACE To list a race or regatta, with or without a description, email We limit the descriptions to about 50 words (that includes the title. Longer descriptions listed for a small fee, starting at $20—contact editor.) Races with descriptions are up to the discretion of the editor. We intend them to be the more major races. Send the information. DO NOT just send a link.

NOTE ON REGIONAL RACE CALENDARS Regattas and Club Racing— Open to Everyone Wanting to Race Since race schedules and venues change, contact the sponsoring organization to confirm. Websites are listed. Many clubs have regular club races year around open to everyone and new crew is generally invited and sought. Contact the club for dates and information. Note: In the below calendars: YC = Yacht Club; SC = Sailing Club; SA = Sailing Association.

UYC: University YC, FEBRUARY 4 Hot Ruddered Bum. UYC 11-12 Southern Collegiate Offshore Regatta** 26 Commodore’s Cup. UYC 27-March 2 Laser Southerns. LLSC MARCH 12-13 Keel Boat Midwinters. PHRF. LNYC 19-20 Atlanta Cup. J/22, J/24, Melges 24. LLSC 25-27 Easter Regatta. J/24, Sportboats. CSC (South Carolina)

Upcoming Major Regattas

Catalina 22 Midwinters, Cocoa, FL, Feb. 25-26

Yacht Clubs Listed Below/Yacht Club Directory Clubs listed below are the clubs that have regattas listed this month or next month. For a complete list of clubs in the Southeast, go to and go to the club directory. To add your club or edit the listing, create an account on the online directory. You can then add additional information about your club: Location, regattas, club racing, cruising, activities, general information, etc.

The Indian River Yacht Club will again host the Catalina 22 Midwinters. Windward/Leeward races will be held on the Indian River in the vicinity of government marks 77 and 79. Exact distance and course are weather-dependent and will be announced at the skippers meeting on race day. For more information, go to

For Racing News, Race Training and National and International Regattas in the South, see “Racing News” section, page 21

Clubs with regattas listed this month (go to clubs for local club racing schedules): BYC: Brevard YC FYC: Florida YC, IRYC: Indian River YC, LESC: Lake Eustis YC, MYC: Melbourne YC, NFCC: North Florida Cruising Club. RCJ: Rudder Club of Jacksonville, SAYC: St. Augustine YC, TSC: Titusville SC,

Race Calendar (January and February calendars for CORA and SAYRA not completed by press time) Charleston Ocean Racing Association (CORA) organizes many of the regattas in the Charleston, SC, area. South Atlantic Yacht Racing Assoc. This is the main site for racing in the region. Go to this site for clubs and their websites. Lake Lanier, GA: BFSC: CSC: LLSC: LNYC: SSC: 70

Barefoot Sailing Club, Columbia SC (S. Carolina), Lake Lanier SC, GA, Lake Norman YC, NC, Southern SC,

February 2017


Race Calendar

FEBRUARY 3-5 18th Wayfarer Mid-Winters Championship & 9th MC Scot Train Wreck Regatta. LESC 10-12 Fleet 87 J/24 Midwinters. MYC/Eau Gallie YC 18-19 47 George Washington Birthday Regatta. LESC 25-26 Catalina 22 Midwinters. IRYC* 26 Hagar the Horrible Regatta. Beach Cats. Kelly Park. BYC MARCH 5 SC45 Regatta. IRYC 6-7 Zenda U for MC Scows. LESC 9-11 45th MCSA Mid-Winters Regatta. Triple Crown 3. LESC 11-12 Flying Scot Regatta. IRYC 11-12 Space Coast Regatta. TSC 22-26 St Augustine Race Week. SAYC TBA Spring River Regatta. NFCC TBA River City Regatta. RCJ TBA Orange Peel Regatta. FYC

Southwinds February 2017  
Southwinds February 2017  

A free, printed sailing magazine reporting on sailing in the southeast U.S: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Missi...