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.
The final results are avaialble, and the top 5 in a fleet of 38 boats were Paul Abdullah from Florida Yacht Club, Rob Whittemore from Fishing Bay, Chuck Gise from Lake Norman, Ben Williams from Clinton Lake, and Sean O'Donnell from NC Community Sailing. Thanks to Lake Norman for hosting another fabulous event. Congrats to all the winners, sounds liek it was a great time for all - final results are here. And read more about it on the Midwest District blog. Read More
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Not much wind so far today at Lake Norman - let's hope it picks up!
Mark Riefenhauser reports that they had another great day at the Great 48. Finicky winds proved to be a challenge to both the racers and race committee, but they managed to get in two races. They attempted a third race but after trying to no avail due to the incoporating winds they abandoned for the day. ALthough Mark managed to steer clear of it all, there may have been a few protests in the first race due to a tight mark rounding with multiple boats bumping into and... Read More
If you are at the Great 48 at Lake Norman Yacht Club in Mooresville, NC, this weekend, then you were treated to a fabulous seminar by Greg Fisher. Greg started off with a classroom session folowed by an on the water session. Participants practiced starts, worked on boat speed and handling, raced a few races in some great wind. And that's not all - Greg followed that with a wrap up session reviewing videos taken on the water. We are so lucky to... Read More