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.

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
Over 30 boats from 10 different states came to the 2023 Great 48 Regatta.  Temperatures were perfect with overnight lows in the 50s, highs in the low 70s, and a full moon as a bonus!  It was so pleasant at the dock Saturday morning we decided to stay there a little longer and let the wind fill in.  After a postponement ashore and a general recall, "most" competitors got in 1 long race in 4 to 6 mph winds.  The others got a chance to start the party early. Since the... Read More
The Fall 48 typically has cooler temps and bigger breeze.  Mother nature got the breeze right but not the temps!  We kicked off the regatta Friday evening with a chili cook-off.  Five LNYC members brought crockpots of chili and it was a great opportunity to taste a wide variety.  The big news on Friday was the finalization of the 2023 Flying Scot North American Championship to be held at LNYC the first week of June 2023.  The original planned site didn't work out, and... Read More