Carolinas

Carolinas

 

The Carolinas District encompasses fleets in North and South Carolina as well as a fleet in Virginia.

In North Carolina we have Carolina Sailing Club in Durham, Lake Norman in Mooresville, Lake Townsend Yacht Club in Greensboro and Moorehead City Boating Club in Moorehead City. In South Carolina, we have Lake Murray Sailing Club in Columbia and South Carolina Yacht Club on Hilton Head Island. And in Virginia we have Smith Mountain Lake in Lake Roanoke.

The District Governor is Dave Safirstein.

Blackbeard Sailing Club in New Bern, NC, hosted the 2021 ACC on 9/11-9/12/2021.  There were 17 boats on the line and there was a little wind on Satruday for 3 races. No wind on Sunday so no racing on Sunday. The best story of the regatta is that Hull #24, sailed by very new Scot sailors, got to the weather mark 1st in the second race.  There was no big wind shift  and no crazy course.  They had a good start, played the right side, and made out.  In the end the... Read More
As the premier one-design regatta of North Carolina, the 64th annual the Governor's Cup drew 84 boats in ten fleets, including eight Flying Scots.  In near perfect weather on Saturday, PRO Bill Jarvis and the capable race committee kicked off six starts per race, three races over the day.  Many of the sailors celebrated the Father's Day weekend by sailing with their sons or daughters, including Flying Scot sailor Charlie Buckner with his son Silas.  Sunday racing was cancelled... Read More
Lake Norman Yacht Club is hosting the Great 48 on May 1-2. 2021. Lake Norman is a great venie for sailing and for fun!  All registration will be handled via Regatta Network. Please note there will be NO onsite registration for this event.For details, click here .Hope to see many of you there!  Read More
As reported in Scuttlebutt 7/15/2020. the coronavirus pandemic has touched us all, but in these challenging times comes opportunity. In this report by Arland Whitesides, sometimes opportunity is simply pushing through the challenges: Take a look here at an article on how Carolina Yacht Club, located at Wrightsville Beach, NC, is coping.   Read More
MAY 2 and 3rd  The Flying Scot members of Lake Norman Yacht Club in Mooresville, North Carolina are hosting our spring Great 48 Regatta. We would love to have you come visit and sail with us on gorgeous Lake Norman. The weekend includes informal on-the-water practice racing on Friday afternoon, Friday night welcome party, with food and beer. Saturday and Sunday continental breakfast.   Saturday post racing beer and debrief. Saturday dinner with beer and wine.  After... Read More

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