Summer 2014, Advanced

header for news facebook webYorktownThe College of Charleston announces its summer 2014 advanced racing clinics!

The College of Charleston and historic Patriots Point Maritime Museum, home of the USS Summer 2013 ClinicYorktown, have teamed up to create a “truly historic” Advanced Youth Racing Clinic unlike any other in the US! Named “the best all-around” college sailing team in the country in 2012, and Gill Coed National Champions in 2013, the College of Charleston Varsity Sailing Team defines excellence in competitive sailing!


This three day clinic, primarily focused on the fundamentals of short course collegiate style racing necessary to compete at the elite level in high school and college racing, will be conducted by College of Charleston Sailing Head Coach Ward Cromwell, Assistant Coach Mitch Hall, and Director of Sailing Greg Fisher.  While sailing in the Charleston Harbor with its warm temperatures and consistent sea breezes, students will learn and practice the same drills utilized in coaching the C of C Varsity Sailing Team in the school’s 18 420 and 18 FJ fleets.

Additionally, all clinic participants and their chaperones will stay aboard the legendary WWII aircraft carrier, USS Yorktown at Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Just across the Summer 2013, AdvancedCharleston Harbor from beautiful downtown Charleston. The USS Yorktown, just steps away from the C of C Sailing facility, has fully equipped berthing quarters for female and male campers.  Breakfast and dinner will be served in the mess hall aboard the ship, and boxed lunches will be provided.

In the evenings, clinic attendees will participate in a variety of activities, including a symposium with guest speakers and activities aboard the historic Yorktown.

Three College of Charleston Sailing Advanced Racing Youth Clinics will be held:
-Tuesday, June 17th through Thursday, June 19th.
-Tuesday, June 24th through Thursday, June 26th.
-Tuesday, July 22nd through Thursday, July 24th.

 The cost is $675.00 per camper, $230 for non-sailing adult chaperones and this price is all inclusive. T-shirts will be provided.

To register, please either:

-Sign up and complete payment via our online Marketplace. If you sign up and pay via our marketplace, you do not have to mail in an Application Form. However you still must bring a completed Liability Release form (found below) to the Clinic so that you can take part.

-Fill out the ’2014 Clinic Application form’ found below, and mail it to the address listed on the form.

Space is limited!  For further information, contact Director of Sailing Greg Fisher  at (410) 212 4916 or



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