Easter Regatta Preview
Posted on April 15, 2017
(Columbia, SC)- The annual Easter Regatta hosted by the Columbia Sailing Club will be taking from April 13th to 16th on Lake Murray in the northern parts of their state. It is a beautiful setting; a wide-open fresh water lake, surrounded by trees and rolling hills, pretty homes, and a yacht club that truly rolls out the red carpet for the crews that participate in their famous spring-time event. There are twenty-four J/24s and seven J/70s that are sailing in the event. Several notable teams are participating from across the northeast.
The J/24 class has top crews like Mike Ingham’s USA 5443 from Rochester Canoe Club; Cory Huseby’s BORK BORK BORK from Wayzata YC in Minnesota; Mike Palazzo’s JO MAMMA from Charleston YC; Steve Wood’s TASMANIAN DEVIL from Sail Newport in Kingstown, RI; Andrew Carey’s MR HANKEY from Portland YC; and Paul Abdullah’s TEAM TARHEEL from the Florida YC in Jacksonville, FL.
In the J/70s, the small fleet includes well-known crews like Dave Betts’ INSTANT KARMA from Sag Harbor YC; Hunter Davidson’s LOONATICTU from Fishing Bay YC; Don Trask’s SMOKIN J from St Francis YC; Holly Graf’s SPICE from Fishing Bay. For more J/70 & J/24 Easter Regatta sailing informationAdd to Flipboard Magazine.