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Upcoming Events    Date 
 Frostbite #2  01/14/2017
 2017 Annual Banquet  01/28/2017 
 Chili Cookoff  02/04/2017
 Board Of Stewards Meeting  02/07/2017 
 Frostbite #3  02/11/2017 
 Frostbite #4/Bud Light Cup  02/25/2017 
 Work Day  03/04/2017 
 Commissioning Day  03/04/2017 
 Keelboat Fleet Spring PHRF Race #1  03/05/2017 


2017 Racing and Social Calendar is available

The 2017 Calendar is available for download here. Take the time to review all racing, parties, Regatta's and other planned club events for the upcoming year. In addition, the calendar is being updated on the website calendar as well.

2017 Race Committee crew and PROs...

WCSC members can find an alphabetized list of 2017 race committee assignments by clicking on the "Race Committee Duty List" button in the menu list at the left margin of any website page. PROs can find the contact information for their crew by clicking on "Race Committee PRO's Page". As contact information is involved, PROs must be logged in to access the 'PRO's Page'.


2017 Frostbite Series

For 2017, the WCSC Cruising Fleet is bringing in some changes to our Annual Commodore’s Cup and Frostbite Regatta series.

 

The schedule of events has been expanded to 4 events, beginning on New Year’s Day with the Commodore’s Cup, followed by January 14, February 11th and culminates with the Bud Light Cup on February 25th. Skippers meetings will be @1100 with First horn @ 1230.

 

We’ll be using courses based on government buoys.  While this series is somewhat ‘informal’, it’s an excellent opportunity for cruisers to stretch their skills mid-winter.  We’ll keep our series records for crowning the champions at our 2018 Annual banquet! Lighter racing craft will be judged separately from cruisers.  

The Frostbite series is open to all sailors willing to brave the cold.  We’ll be taking more than the wind into consideration when determining the course, if it’s a particularly frigid day we’ll be opting for a much shorter course, and on warmer opportunities, stretch it out a bit.  We don’t want our volunteer Race Committee to be freezing their buns off any longer than needed, while we’re having fun sailing!  

 

Lake Hartwell presents some of the best wind of the year during the Frostbite season.  We hope you’ll find the spark it takes to start the New Year out on the proper tack – Sailing!

 

Look forward to seeing many of you there!



2016 Parade of Lights

The second annual Parade of Lights was a great success!  We had a fleet of beautifully decorated boats on parade! Check out a few more photos in the  Parade of Lights 2016 album, or go to Facebook to see many more!
 
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2016 Hospice Regatta - SUCCESS!

We did it! We raised over $82,000 dollars. Woooooooooo! Thank you to everyone who attended, supported, donated and helped us reach and exceed our goal this year. Without your help we would not have been able to reach the goal.
 
The event was a light air affair with all fleets able to get in races on Saturday and Sunday, thanks to great PRO work. Randy Lenz is the 2016 Champion. He won the PHRF D fleet and then won the overall championship. Randy will represent us in the National Hospice Alliance Regatta. Complete results are posted here.
 
Catie Foley from Hospice made a nice video recap of the event that you need to see and Marc Bailey created a nice drone video that you can check out on Youtube from Sunday.


2016 4th Quarter Windsong

The Windsong Q4-2016 is available online, with a few corrections in the new member section. It can also be found under Club Documentation. If you have any news or have written an article you'd like to see in the next edition, please send them to Lisa Baker at wcsconlinepublishing@gmail.com.


2016 Sailing Events in the Region 

WCSC Sailors support events all over the Southeast Region of the U.S. WCSC is also a member of SAYRA (South Atlantic Yacht Racing Association). Click here to view the SAYRA Calendar of events for our region. If you would like WCSC sailors to participate in your event and your event posted on the WCSC website, please email your NOR to the WCSC Commodore.


About WCSC  

Western Carolina Sail Club, located in Anderson SC on Lake Hartwell is dedicated to promoting the sport of sailing and sailboat racing. We are a non-profit organization with an active membership dedicated to making sailing on Lake Hartwell an enjoyable experience. Interested in Membership? See the Club Information page for more information.



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