50th Anniversary!

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Come celebrate with us!

Dear College of Charleston Sailing Alumni,

We are enthused to invite you to the College of Charleston Sailing Team’s 50th Anniversary, December 6-8, 2013. Last year it was 65+ degrees, and although we weren’t blessed with much breeze, a great time was had by all! We hope that you will join us for one or all of the following events:

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6
50th Anniversary Kickoff
Starting at 7:00 PM Downtown Charleston
More details to follow.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7
Fleet Racing
11:00 AM – 4:30 PM (3:30 PM Championship)
J. Stewart Walker Sailing Center (20 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464)
We will aim for 3-4 sets of races in FJ’s, 420′s and our brand new J/22′s.
Lunch included.
Social Gathering & Presentations
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM McAlister Hospitality Suite TD Arena (301 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401)
Dinner on your own in beautiful Charleston – #1 City in the US per Conde Nast!

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8
All events: J. Stewart Walker Sailing Center (20 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464)
Continental Breakfast
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Team Racing against the 2012 National Champions (CofC!)
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Awards
To follow races.

REGISTER FOR THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY NOW!

FAQs & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Do I need to pay anything? Yes, there is a $50.00 regatta fee for the weekend. Additional donations will help fund the sailing team and our new fleet of boats. All donations are tax deductible and greatly appreciated.

I need a crew! Though this event is during exams, the sailing team would love to be involved in this special weekend. We can provide crews to those who just want to steer.

Hotels. We have deals on hotels downtown and at Patriots Point.

Transportation. Shuttles available from the Charleston Harbor Resort to downtown. Possible water taxis available from Patriots Point to SC Aquarium (downtown).

Bring your family! We can help organize babysitters, so the whole family can be involved in this momentous weekend.

Event updates. Be sure to check out the CofC Sailing Alumni website for regular updates on the above events.

Pictures. Send pictures of your team back in the day! We love to reminsce!

Facebook. We like you, like us!

TO RSVP OR FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Greg Fisher
Director of Sailing
College of Charleston
Email: fishergv@cofc.edu
Office: (843) 953-8252
Cell: (410) 212-4916

 

Clear the Dock Regatta

 

College of Charleston Sailing

 Clear the Dock Regatta
Frostbite Fun(d) Raising
December 15-16 2012

NOTICE OF RACE: Clear the Docks Notice of Race
Dear Sailors,  College of Charleston Sailing wants to invite you to our first fund raising regatta which will take place December 15 and 16.  This will be the simplest one design regatta you will ever attend because all you have to do is slap on the sails and hit the water.  No trailers, setting up rigs, or lifts.  It couldn’t be any easier.We will be opening our fleet of 420′s for a minimum donation of $75 per boat (the fleet of FJ’s will be available if there is enough participation)  and our J22′s for a minimum donation of $100.We plan on having refreshments and snacks after racing on Saturday, coffee and donuts on Sunday morning, and award presentation after Sunday’s racing.This event will allow us to raise funds in order to support our program and further service the sailing community.  Any donations above the minimum to race will be gladly accepted and please note they are tax deductible.We will be seeing you all on the water soon!

 

Tentative Schedule

(Specifics TBA)
December 15-16 2012

Saturday
Skippers Meeting: 1200
First Start:  1300
After Racing: Drinks & Snacks

Sunday
Morning: Coffee and Donuts
First Start:  1000
After Racing:  Awards

Dinghies
18 available 420s for the regatta.  When all 18 are registered, we will open registration for our 18 available FJs.
Keelboats
Our fleet of 10 J/22s will be available for the regatta for a minimum donation of $100.
Thank Y’all for the Support! Our program could not survive without its generous and enthusiastic backers and supporters.  We hope to see you in December.Thank you again for supporting CofC Sailing!-CofC Sailing Staff

 

Contact C of C Sailing To Reserve a Boat. Call with any questions or to reserve a boat with a pledge.  Please note these boats will go fast!Sailing Center Phone: (843) 216 8450
Greg Fisher’s Office: (843) 953 8252
Greg Fisher’s Cell:  (410) 212 4916
Jacob Raymond’s Cell Phone: (864) 313 4921