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WOW Regatta, Derby Dames Race for the Roses

Notice of Race for WOW Regatta 2023

Derby Dames Race for the Roses

May 6, 2023

Western Carolina Sailing Club, Anderson, SC



Rules:  The regatta will be governed by The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) 2021-2024 and prescriptions of US Sailing, this notice, and the Sailing Instructions.


Eligibility and Entry:  The regatta is open to all sailboats. Entrants must register with Western Carolina Sailing Club (WCSC), the organizing authority, to be eligible to compete.


There will be two courses.

A) A Dinghy Course (windward leeward) for Sunfish, Lasers, Force 5s, Open Bics, and 420s.

There will be one fleet, Dame at the helm.


B) A Distance Course (Pursuit Start) for all other sailboats.

There will be three fleets including All-Dames boats, Dame at the Helm, and Dame as Crew (any capacity from sail trimmer to drink mixologist).


Fees for meals (No separate registration fee) Pay at the door:   
$20 for adults, $10 for children twelve and under

NOTE: To register yourself and other people, children or guests, select
Primary Registrant:  Sign up yourself
Who is registering for this event?: Me+, Number of guests
Then select fee for yourself and each guest, either adult or child


Scoring: The low-point scoring system described in Appendix A of the RRS will apply, except that there will be no throw outs. One race will constitute a regatta.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 6

  • 0900   Final Registration and Check In
  • 1000   Registration Ends
  • 1015   Smooth Sailing Tips
  • 1030   Competitor’s Meeting
  • 1200   Warning Signal for Distance Course.
    • Warning Signal for Dinghy Course to follow.
  • 1600   Hors d'oeuvres and Hat judging
    • (Mint Julips and Mint Tea Provided, BYOB)
  • 1800   Catered Dinner Served*
    • *Trophies to Follow

Trophies and Recognition Prizes will be Awarded to the Following Participants


  •  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each fleet
  •  The boat with the most WOW Spirit
  •  Most Fabulous Hat
  •  Budding Regatta Roses: First time at the helm or first regatta

Saturday, May 6, 2023, 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM
Western Carolina Sailing Club
5200 Westwind Drive
Anderson, SC  29626
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Allison Fontenot
334-332-1860 (c)
McCall Ginsberg
Women on the Water (WOW)
Registration is required
Payment In Full At Event Only
$20.00 (pay at venue)
$10.00 (pay at venue)