Dixie Lakes

Dixie Lakes

The Dixie Lakes District encompasses several fleets in the South that are not on the Atlantic or Gulf Coasts, and span Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina.

In Georgia we have Lake Lanier in Atlanta. In Tennessee we have Privateer Yacht Club in Hixson. In South Carolina we have Western Carolina Sail Club in Anderson and Keowee Sailing Club in Seneca. In Alabama we have North Central Alabama in Birmingham, Mussel Shoals Sailing Club in Lauderdale and Brown's Creek Sailing Association in Guntersville.

The District Governor is Bob Graves.

The District has a Facebook group here.

By Sandy Eustis, Fleet 193                    NOTE: Click on the artilce title to scroll thought more photos 21 Teams representing 7 regional Flying Scot fleets and a single New York team came to South Carolina’s Blue Ridge upstate corner for Fleet 193’s annual Grits ‘n Haggis Regatta, held on Lake Keowee on May 18 & May 19, 2024.  Although the weekend weather forecast called for a 75%+ chance of rain on both days, the slow rolling... Read More
From Ryan Gadkin on LMSC Facebook page: Late breaking news!  Fleet 158 Bombers fielded 6 boats for the Grits 'n Haggis regatta at Keowee Sailing Club on May 18/19.  With one more boat, we would have matched the Keowee "home team" for attendance. Great weather and awesome camaraderie.  Sorry!  No action pix.  We were too busy sailing! Results are here https://www.fssa.com/content/2024-grits-%E2%80%98n-haggis-regatta-keowee-sailing-club-seneca-sc-0
2023 Wife-Husbands at Birmingham SC is done! 5 races in challenging light to lighter winds.. Congratulations to Nina and Robert Cummings, Championship winners and Kelly and John Bryant, Challenger Winners! Thanks to Birmingham Sailing Club, chair Richard Wade and PROs JD Rosser and Dave Hackney for a great regatta!!! Next year, Atlanta Yacht Club. Results are here: https://www.fssa.com/content/2023-wife-husband-birmingham-sc-al Read More
The sun was shining and it was 80° so we can't complain! We got in 2 four leg W-L races after a postpone and a race abandon. Winds were light and variable, sometimes 5, sometimes 2, but we got spline races done. We thought there might be a third but we're going in for dinner.. watch for results here https://www.fssa.com/content/2023-wife-husband-birmingham-sc-al Read More
Here's a nice write up By Rubin E. Grant in the Over The Mountain Journal about Laura and Huff Jelks and the Wife- Husbands. https://www.otmj.com/fun-on-the-water-inverness-couple-ready-to-set-sail-in-national-regatta/ Read More