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Upcoming Events    Date 
 Board Of Stewards Meeting  04/04/2017 
 Spring Fling Swamp Guinea Cruise***CANCELLED***  04/08/2017 
 Keelboat Fleet Spring PHRF Race #3  04/08/2017 
 Centerboard Fleet Race #3  04/08/2017 
 The Dam Distance Race 2017 (and After-Race Party)  04/15/2017 
 Work Day #2  04/22/2017 
 Coast Guard Vessel Safety Inspection  04/22/2017 

Recap-The Dam Distance Race 2017
     The fourth edition of the ‘new and improved’ Dam distance Race was held Saturday, 15 April. We say “new and improved” because the ‘old and not improved’ version lacked assigned race committee, NoR, SIs, lake map, course and buoy list, pursuit start, Beginner’s Guide, coffee and Danish at the skipper’s meeting, event logo on the three-deep, two-division awards, and a theme playlist during the after-race Bar-B-Que dinner. (Did I forget anything?)
     By design, the event again drew entries from the Club racers and entries from that group of members that doesn’t regularly, or at all, participate in WCSC racing. Of the boats that registered, the majority of skippers described themselves as non-racers (16). Good! It has always been the organizers’ intent to offer the non-racing member a gentle introduction to competitive sailing. (There's more, including drone footage)

2017 Springboard Regatta

The 2017 Springboard Regatta was held this past weekend with 21 Highlanders attending their MidWinters hosted by WCSC and 3 Buccaneers. Congratulations to Jason Japiske who won the Highlander Class and Steve Kiemele who won the Buccaneer class. Complete results here.

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 2nd Quarter Windsong

The Q2-2017 Windsong is available online. 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

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 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.