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Jim Vaughn

Bar Stool Regatta Notice of Race

Interested sailors come compete for fun and prizes without ever leaving the Club!

Rules: The races will be governed by The Racing Rules of Sailing

Where: The Yacht Club of HHI Clubhouse

When: March 4, 2023 from 3pm to 5:00

Entry: A capacity for fun

Eligibility: The event is open to anyone interested in sailboats and racing.

Fees: A jovial attitude

Crew: size 1 to 3. Come with a team of or by yourself

Bar open for beer, wine, and soft drinks. Snacks will be provided by the race committee.

An Introduction to Sailing Terms and Skills

March 28th

James Dickie ( and Debbie Plonski ( are

hosting an introduction to and/or refresher course on basic sailing. They will be covering

such things as:

  • Terms: i.e, when is a rope a line and when is it a sheet
  • Responsibilities: what is expected of you as a crew member
  • Big boats vs small boats
  • And much, much more

Whether you have sailed before or are just curious about the sport, come by YCHHI from

6pm to 7pm March 28th. Bring an inquisitive mind and any questions you might have.

Meet others who might want to crew or skippers who might need some crew for the

upcoming sailing season.

Fun sailing


The skippers who have agreed to take other members out on their boats for some fun day

sailing are still working on getting their boats ready. The club will send out emails when

we know they are ready to participate and we can get the activity started for 2023.

Upcoming area racing


04: CSC/TLSC – Frostbite Series Race #6

23-25: SYC – Lightning Deep South Regatta, Wilmington River

25-26: GSC - St. Patrick’s Regatta, Wilmington River/Wassaw Sound


20-23: CORA - Charleston Race Week

The Yacht Club of Hilton Head Island  is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization. 

Location:  99 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head, SC 29928

Mailing Address:  Post Office Box 5063, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938

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