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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (June 16, 2017) – Registration is now open for the 13th Annual Mount Pleasant Junior Regatta. The only youth-oriented regatta in the local area, this friendly competition will be held Aug. 12 at Hobcaw Yacht Club.
With the beautiful Wando River as their arena, participants will enjoy competing in this unique sport. “One goal of the regatta is to encourage participation from youth who have little racing experience but possess basic boat handling skills,” said Recreation Program Coordinator, Tina Carter. “This is a great opportunity for junior sailors of all ability levels to try out or perfect their competition skills.”
To pre-register, you may fill out a registration form at any Mount Pleasant Recreation Department office, or you may download a registration form from our website, www.MtPleasantRec.com. Online registration is also available. Registration will be onsite Saturday, August 12 between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Entry fee before August 12 is $20 per 1 person/$25 per 2 person boat and $25/$30 the day of the event. The skippers’ meeting is schedule for 11 a.m., followed by lunch and first warning at 12:30 p.m.
Boat classes are Optimist (green, white, blue and red) Sunfish, 420, Open Bic and Lasers. A limited number of Optimist and 420 boats will be available on a first-come basis and must be reserved by calling Tina Carter at (843) 849-2061.
For more information visit www.MtPleasantRec.com or through social media at www.Facebook.com/MountPleasantRec.