Charleston Race Week 2017
Apr 20

Charleston Race Week 2017

The biggest keelboat event in the Americas is just a week away!

 

The biggest keelboat event in the Americas is just a week away!

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Charleston, SC, USA
  • Join us for top-level fun and superb competition in the No. 1 city in the world (according to the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine). Racers enjoy great on-the-water action in one-design and handicapped classes, and everyone can enjoy our newest feature, a cool Pro-Am event on Saturday afternoon that will include some of the most talented sailors around. It all takes place here in Charleston, South Carolina at "one of the best regatta venues in the sport."

     

    REGISTRATION ENDS APRIL 14!    

    Registration for this event has been closed!

    BUT WE WILL BE HAPPY TO SEE YOU THERE  


    Event dates: April 20-23, 2017

    SAVE THE DATE for 2018!

    April 12-15, 2018

    _______________________________  SCHEDULE _____________________________

    1300 - 1600 Informal Practice Starts

    1430 Dock Talks (for Melges 24 and J/70)

    1730 - 1800 Skippers' Meeting at Lookout Pavillion

    1800 Video Debrief for J/70s by Ed Baird presented by Quantum Sails

    1800 - 2100 Opening Beach Party with live music by Chewbacky Bluegrass, beach buffet and Gosling's Rum & Beer Bar

    Friday, April 21

    0730 - 1000 US Sailing Buzz Bar (free coffee) and bagels on the dock

    0730 Jumbotron Presentation: "Applying the Forecast" (Offshore and Pursuit Classes) by Ed Baird, courtesy Quantum Sails

    0830 Harbor start for Offshore Circle 5

    0900 Presentation - "Applying the Forecast to Racecourse" at the Jumbotron by Ed Baird courtesy of Quantum Sails

    0930 Pursuit Class first warning signal

    1030 Offshore Circle 5 first warning signal

    1100 Inshore Circles 1,2,3 and 4 first warning signal

    1630 Post race Dock Talks for J/24, J/70, J/80 and J/88 hosted by Quantum Sails.

    1800 Daily Video Debrief on the Jumbotron by Ed Baird for Melges 24, Viper 640 and ORC Class C courtesy Quantum Sails

    1800 - 2100 Daily Award, Beach Party, beach buffet, Gosling's Rum & Beer Bar, wine tasting and live music by Ben Fagan and the Holy City Hooligans

    Saturday, April 22

    0730 - 1000 US Sailing Buzz Bar (outside the Reel Bar) and bagels on the dock (all free)

    0730 Jumbotron Presentation "Applying the Forecast to Racecourse" (Offshore and Pursuit Classes) by Ed Baird, courtesy of Quantum Sails

    0830 Harbor start for Offshore Circle 5

    0900 Jumbotron Presentation "Applying the Forecast to the Racecourse" (Inshore courses) by Ed Baird, courtesy of Quantum Sails

    0930 Pursuit Class first warning signal

    1100 Offshore Circle 5 first warning signal

    1100 Inshore Circles (1,2,3 and 4) first warning signal

    1630 Post race Dock Talks for Melges 24, Viper 640 and ORC entries hosted by Quantum Sails

    1800 Daily Video Debrief on the Jumbotron for J/22, J/24, J/80, J/88, VX One Design, and ORC Class D with Ed Baird courtesy of Quantum Sails

    1830 Pro-Am Competition at the Wedding Pier

    1800 - 2100 Daily Awards, Beach Party with Goslings Rum & Beer Bar, plus Gubinelli Malbec wine tasting and Video DJ

    Sunday, April 23

    0730 -1000 US Sailing Buzz Bar (by the Reel Bar)

    0730 Jumbotron Presentation "Applying the Forecast to Racecourse" (Offshore and Pursuit Classes) by Ed Baird, courtesy of Quantum Sails

    0830 Harbor start for Circle 5

    0900 Jumbotron Presentation "Applying the Forecast to Racecourse" (all Inshore classes) by Ed Baird, courtesy of Quantum Sails

    0930 Pursuit Course first warning signal

    1100 Offshore Circle 5 first warning signal

    1100 Inshore Circles 1,2,3 and 4 first warning signal

    1400 - 1800 Beach Party 

    1530 Daily Video Debrief on the Jumbotron for J70 Class by Ed Baird, courtesy of Quantum Sails 

    1700 - 1800 Final Awards Ceremony, Chili and Beer Bar

  • Category
    Racing Events (Match, Team, Fleet, Regattas, etc)
  • Date & Time
    Apr 20 2017 at 08:00 - Apr 23 2017 at 20:15
  • Location & full address
    Charleston, South Carolina
  • Event Admins
    Bianca Sabrosa
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