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Carolina Yacht Club
Moth Invitational
Southeast Regional Regata

August 17 & 18 2002

Charleston South Carolina

Nestled between Fort Sumter, The Battery, Palmetto Park, and Beautiful Downtown Charleston is Carolina Yacht Club, the home of the Carolina Moth Invitational and Southeast Regional Regatta.

You will be competing in historic Charleston Harbor where the Ashley and Cooper rivers collide to form the Atlantic ocean. Match your sailing skills against some of the finest Moth sailors as well as the current, tide, and mid-day wind shift whilst under the watchful eye of tourist lining the Charleston Battery and natives viewing from their antebellum widows walks. Imagine the “tall ships” and “iron clads” of yesteryear whilst vying for position at the mark.

Charleston is known for it's balmy weather, idealic sailing conditions, Southern Charm, Hospitality, and rich history. Between heats, visit the plantations, tour the historic sites, take a boat to Fort Sumter, or dine at one of Charleston’s world-renown restruants This event should prove to be fun for the whole family. Don’t miss one minute of it!

Notice Of Race

1. Race will be governed by the "Racing Rules" race rules of the Sailing Class, and the sailing instructions

2. The series will be scored as provided in RRS Appendix A using the low point system.

3. Races will be sailed in the Cooper River off the Yacht Club. Five Races are scheduled with the first starting at 1300 hours Saturday August 18. The start of the first race Sunday August 19 will be at 12:00. No races will start after 16:00 Sunday.

4. Registration will be on the ground floor of the Yacht Club boathouse at 0930 Saturday followed by the Skippers Meeting at 1100. Sailing instructions will be available at Registration. The Registration fee is $30.00 and includes a T-shirt plus free lunch for registered skippers both days.

5. The Van Sant Trophy will be awarded perpetually to the overall winner who will also be declared the Southeastern CMBA Moth Champion. Trophies will also be awarded to second and third place overall, Junior, Women, Masters, and Vintage.

The Boathouse and Dinning Room will be available for lunch, and the upstairs porch with rocking chairs is a good place to watch the regatta.


City Area CAR ARRIVAL: Carolina Yach Club is located at 50 East Bay Street right on the waterfront. The phone number is (843) 722-0209, FAX (843) 722-1817

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