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Originally delivered on 6/19/2019 11:00 am

SUBJECT: SAYRA June E-Newsletter

June E-Newsletter

SAYRA Notes June 2019

Thank you to everyone who is out supporting sailing this summer... volunteering on shore, on the water, supporting our youth programs, hitting the regatta circuit, sailing at your local club and most of all just enjoying sailing.  It is a busy summer season - we apologize for the delay in the newsletter.  Get out and be a part of the sailing fun! Thank you if you already have! Check out our website we have now included our FB feed so you can keep up with the important0 news and great pictures!  Thank you to the 750 followers that have LIKED our FB page!

Sail with US. Sail with US Sailing 

What does sailing mean to you? The people you sail with. The lifelong friends you make. The boats you sail. The excitement of the action. The skills you’ve learned. The knowledge you’ve gained… Sailing means something different to us all. You own these experiences as your own special place in the sport. We all enjoy the activity of sailing in so many unique ways. Through it all… There is something in sailing for everyone. Sail with USHave you seen the new membership campaign - many of our SAYRA sailors and volunteers make cameos - Check it out HERE  We have several videos showcasing what US Sailing is about - Sail with US, Sail without limits, Sail Strong, Sail for Fun, Sail Young, Sail on Course, Sail with STEM! No matter what your connection is to our sport - support US Sailing so we can continue to offer great programs and services. Join/rewew today HERE 

Join US Sailing as an active member of our organization and let’s grow the sport together one sailor at a time.

What does my US Sailing membership provide the sport?

  • Certified Instructors are the backbone of ‘Learn to Sail’ programs for youth and adults.
  • Certified Coaches take these sailors to the next level.
  • Ratings Services level the playing field.
  • Certified Race Officers are ready to make the right call at your signature regattas.
  • Certified Judges and Umpires enforce the rules and provide credibility to your racing events.
  • National Championships test your skills against the best.
  • Resources help clubs enhance their programs.
  • Newcomers introduced to the benefits of sailing.
  • Thank you for joining US Sailing and Supporting the SAIL with US campaign. 

Beaufort Yacht & Sailing Club Annual Low Country Regatta June 22-23

  SAYRA Grand Prix Jr Champs #4 - Hobcaw YC Open Regatta July 13-14

Registration INFO HERE and BBQ Dinner tickets Must be pre-ordered HERE

      Semifinals - SEARS - triple handed event will be held at CofC July 13-14 in J22 - Last Call for any SAYRA Teams! More info HERE

Firecracker Regatta July 13th Fun for the JRs! 


SAYRA Club Championship Sept 14th- Countdown is on to see what club will top the leaderboards for 2019!  4 teams have registered - Lake Lanier SC, Lake Norman SC, Augusta SC, LaserD12! More information HERE


On 23-24 August 2019, the Skidaway Island Boating Club (SIBC) and the Yacht Club of Hilton Head (YCHHI) will present the 2019 Low Country Hook Ocean Race from Harbour Town to Skidaway Island.  As in previous years, sailors will enjoy dinner and drinks at Harbour Town Yacht Club following the skippers' meeting on Friday evening.  After the exhilaration of an ocean race starting at Hilton Head Island sailing past Tybee Island through Wassaw Sound and a finish at Skidaway Island, sailors will enjoy drinks, dinner, and awards at Landings Harbor Marina as they share their ocean race experiences with each other. Mark your calendars so you will be part of the most exciting sailing event in the area.  Regatta Network - (  


   Call for presentations 

Got something great to share the national Sailing Community Sailing Leadership Forum - San Diego - Feb. 6-8, 2020  More details on presentations HERE