The Regatta Of Yacht Club Carolina Wraps Up Perfectly

The Sailors who participated in the Regatta of Yacht Club Carolina beat the Saturday weather and celebrated in it on Sunday at the Yacht Club of Carolina.

The regatta avoided the worst of thunderstorms on Saturday to get enjoy the full day of racing, and then on Sunday, they enjoyed almost perfect conditions. In the regatta over 130 boats participated and sailed in the Harbor of Charleston.

Regatta chair Harvey McCormick said, “On Saturday we were expecting bad weather and were not sure whether we would get in the race,”. “But, somehow things become less favorable for racing after the heavy thunderstorm and we got three good races on the day on both the courses. And, then on Sunday, the weather became all perfect and this let us to finish the races a little early.”

He said, “On Sunday, the conditions were nearly perfect, the wind coming from the north/northeast make the conditions perfect for racing and the best part was, the wind stayed relatively steady.”

The regatta was first sailed in the 1883, and now it happened in 2017.

The Trophy Henry Clay Robertson IV was given to the sailor 16.

The division of the Laser Radial at the regatta was won by Sawin. Now, in the next week, he will compete for the Smythe Trophy. He will race in the event Sailing Association of U.S. single-handed junior national championship.

The Trophy of Philip O’Neill Hanvey Memorial was presented to the sailor, Carter Cameron, College of Charleston. While the Hanvey was presented to the sailor who showed integrity on the water as well as in the community of sailing, the award was given to a competitor have age 21 or under.

Complete list of winners in various races is available on the website of the yacht club. One can check the details from there.

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