Come join us for another great Wild Oyster Lightning Regatta.
In 2011, we had 37 boats.
In 2012, we had 39 boats.
In 2013, we had 65 boats.
Beautiful all year long, Charleston is especially nice in October. Come join the fun and excellent racing. Plus there's a Greg Fisher sailing clinic on Friday and a fabulous shrimp boil and oyster roast on Saturday.
You can sign up the Class's Who's Coming Board.
Just in time for the start of the local 2014 season, here are the results from the Charleston Lightning Fleet Championship for 2013.
The rules are straight forward:
5 Charleston Lightning Regattas – Hobcaw, James Island, Charleston, Carolina and Wild Oyster
DNS / DNF etc. = N+1 for a regatta
The top five local boats forr 2013 were:
You can see the complete results on Google Docs.
All photos by Sarah Ashton.
All photos by Beryl Foster.
Follow this link to see the final official results for the 2012 Charleston Wild Oyster Lightning Regatta.
Congratulations to winning team:
The scored a 4, 1, 1, 1, 1 for an impressive 28 point win. The next 4 teams were separated by just 7 points.
Many thanks to everyone for making the trip, to the Carolina Yacht Club, to all the volunteers and staff. It was an amazing event.
See you again on the 3rd weekend of October 2013. Bring friends.
By placing 4th on Saturday, Charleston Dynamic Duo Joe Menis and Ryan Hamm, with crew Kit Menis, stepped into 1st place in the 2012 Charleston Harbor Championship. The championship is based on the 5 major Lightning races in Charleston, with one throw out.
The hunt remains close with the top 6 boats separated by just 6 points.
See the complete standings online.
Saturday End of Day Results for the Charleston Wild Oyster LIghtning Regatta at the Carolina Yacht Club.
I'll post Saturday results in a spreadsheet ASAP. For now, here's some photos of the rsults with all the gorry details.
All Sheets, Zoned Out
The Carolina Yacht Club and Charleston Light Fleet 429 are proud to announced the dates for the 3rd annual Charleston Wild Oyster Lightning Regatta: October 19-20, with an optional clinic on the 18th.
We hope to hold the Wild Oyster Regatta on the 3rd weekend in October for many years to come.