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RACE CALENDAR LISTING YOUR RACE Email 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.

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

Charleston Ocean Racing Association (CORA) organizes many regattas in the Charleston, SC, area. Lake Lanier, GA: Clubs with regattas listed this month (go to clubs for local club racing schedules): ASC: August SC, Augusta, GA, AYC: Atlanta YC, GA, BYSC: Beaufort Yacht & Sailing Club, Beaufort, SC, CYC-NC: Carolina YC (N. Carolina), JIYC: James Island YC, Charleston, SC, KSC: Keowee SC, Seneca, SC, LLSC: Lake Lanier SC, GA, LNYC: Lake Norman YC, NC, LTYC: Lake Townsend YC. Greensboro, NC, SYC: Savannah YC, Savannah, GA, MAY 3-5 6-7 6-7 6-7 6-7 20-21 20-21 20-21 27-28 JUNE TBA 2-5 3-4 3-4 3-4 10-11 16-18 16-18 17-18 24-25

Classic Boat Rally. BYSC Melges 24 Southeast Inland Regatta. LLSC Laser Atlantic Coast Championship. CYC-NC Keowee Cup Regatta. KSC McIntosh Cup Regatta. SYC Grits & Haggis Regatta. Flying Scots. KSC Thistle Southeast Inter-District Regatta. SYC Lightning District. ASC District Thistle Regatta. AYC Ocracoke Regatta* Mayor’s Cup. LTYC Laser D-12. SYC Hospice Cup. LNYC SAYRA Jr. Regatta. SYC Thistles. ASC NC Governor’s Cup. CYC-NC JIYC Regatta. JIYC PHRF, Portsmouth, Jrs., One-Design. LLSC 51st Low Country Regatta. BYSC

Major Upcoming Regattas

54th Annual Ocracoke Regatta, Washington, NC, June (date to be announced) McCotters Marina sponsors the Pamlico Sailing Club’s Ocracoke Regatta which goes from Indian Island near Washington, NC, to Ocracoke on the Outer Banks. It is claimed to be the longest running big boat event on the east coast because it’s the most FUN! The race is open to any vessel in seaworthy condition. Classes include Spinnaker and Non-Spinnaker and a special “Party” Class provided for power and sailboats who don’t want to race. Proceeds go to the Little Washington Sailing School. 252-975-2174. Race Calendar South Atlantic Yacht Racing Assoc. This is the main site for the racing calendar in the region, which generally has the races from the next two groups (CORA and Lanier). Go to this site for the list of clubs and their websites. 46

May 2017


Major Upcoming Regattas

64th Annual Mug Race, The Rudder Club of Jacksonville, Fl., May 6 Billed as the world’s longest river race, the Mug Race runs on May 6. The race starts in Palatka, FL, and finishes 39 miles north, along the St. Johns River at the 295 Buckman Bridge. Participants can elect to finish at the half way point at the Shands Bridge. This year, there will be two starting lines: one for catamarans and one for all others. To assist catamarans, ramp assistants will retrieve cat tracks, load them on a trailer and take them to the Rudder club. Late registration and the skippers’ meeting will be in Palatka Friday night. Be sure to

Southwinds May 2017  

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

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