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INDIGO CUP Notice of Race

Notice to Competitors (04/23/18):  There will be a Skippers Meeting on Thursday, May10th at 18:30 at the Charleston Yacht Club.

Race #3 of the Quantum Sails Offshore Challenge Series will be the Indigo Cup overnight race to Port Royal Sound, starting Friday May 11th at 18:00 in the Charleston Harbor.  Join us for this new venue to Hilton Head with an after-race awards party on Saturday hosted by our race partners at South Carolina Yacht Club in Hilton Head/Windmill Harbor starting at 18:00.  We will be starting A, C and D fleets and scoring using PHRF time-on-time method.  Docking will be either at South Carolina YC or Skull Creek Marina, depending on boat's draft (greater than 6' docking at Skull Creek).  Docking contact info can be found in the Preliminary SI's found HERE.

For more information contact Rear Commodore Andy Guhl at aguhl@comcast.net.




GulfStreamer Offshore Sail Boat Challenge 2018

The Race Too Intense to Hold Every Year



The 11th biennial GulfStreamer Offshore Sail Boat Challenge will be held Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27.  The weekend kicks off on Thursday, May 24, with our traditional Rum Party.  The race will start Friday, May 25, with a Low Country Boil & Awards Ceremony at Charleston Yacht Club on Sunday, May 27. If you haven’t registered yet, now is the time to do it.  Registration fee is discounted for those received on or before April 13, 2018.  See Notice of Race for details.

Online Registration is Open!  CLICK HERE to go to Regatta Network for Notice of Race and registration.  All rating sheets will be automatically sent to FCSA for processing.  There is limited free dockage for registered race participants here at HRYC.  Contact Dockmaster Pete at 386-290-9454 or dockmaster@hryc.com.  Halifax Harbor Marina is offering discounted rates to GS18 participants.  Give them a call at 386-671-3601 or check out their website, 


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2018 Race Committee Sign Up

 CORA Skippers

It's that time of the year to start planning for the 2018 racing season.  That means it's time to sign up for 2018 Race Committee duty.  All CORA registered boats are required to sign up for at least one RC duty for the year.  We cannot run a successful program for you unless we have your help, so please go to the link below and sign up now.  It is first come first served for dates, so look at your 2018 calendar and select a date that works for you.  There is an excellent primer on what to expect when doing Race Committee as a volunteer in the "Race Committee" tab on the CORA website.

Thank you for your support and participation!

The CORA Executive Committee

You will find the link to SignUp Genius HERE


The SAYRA 2018 PHRF Offshore Championship Series is a series of events that is not only challenging for the competitors but promotes participation and fun for all who compete. This Series will consist of several SAYRA member clubs existing regattas and races (“events”), whose results will be used to gain points towards the SAYRA 2018 PHRF Offshore Championship. Points shall be awarded for both participation and performance throughout the series.







Event Description

March 24-25, 2018

St. Patrick’s Date Regatta

Geechee Sailing Club, Savannah, GA


May 11-12, 2018

Indigo Cup

Charleston Ocean Racing Assn, Charleston, SC/South Carolina Yacht Club, Hilton Head, SC

Overnight distance race from Charleston, SC to Hilton Head, SC

June 16-17

Lone Palm Regatta

Southport Yacht Club, Southport, NC


August 17, 2018

Savannah Cup

Charleston Ocean Racing Assn., Charleston, SC / Chatham Sailing Club, Savannah, GA

Overnight distance race from Charleston, SC to Savannah, GA

August 18, 2018

Low Country Hook

Skidaway Island Yacht Club,

Day distance race from Hilton Head, SC to Skidaway Island, GA

October 6-7

SCYC Ocean Challenge

South Carolina Yacht Club Hilton Head, SC


October 12-14

Calibogue Cup/Harbour Town Cup

Yacht Club of Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head, SC



For further information please contact SAYRA Championship Committee Chair, Patrick Aulton Chisum, Esq. at PCHISUM@Gmail.com





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