Last week’s club race was postponed due to weather, and has been rescheduled for SATURDAY, July 9th. Please consult the calendar for race times.

It is our tradition to bring an appetizer to share and whatever beverage you wish. Join us for the fun and a few lies from sailors as to how well they sailed that day! This is a great opportunity to invite a potential members to visit.

Additionally, our annual shrimp boil is scheduled for July 30th, with a work day at the club that morning starting at 9am. Details to follow…..

Cardboard boat race enthusiasts throughout the state of North Carolina will be competing for a state championship in their sport of racing watercraft out of seemingly non-seaworthy materials. The North Carolina Cardboard Boat Championships sponsored by Plimsoll Gear will be held Father’s Day weekend on Saturday, June 18 at the Waccamaw Sailing Club in Lake Waccamaw, N.C.

Calendar link: https://waccamawsailing.com/calendar/122

For more information, visit http://www.nccardboardboatchampionships.com/

Great day of racing!

What a great day of racing for the May 2016 club races! Good wind, warm enough weather, and no thunderstorms made for an afternoon of quick sailing. Lots of close racing for the cats and monos, and we’ve got a definitely got a fleet of competitors in the mix.

If you’re looking for good fun and a great bunch of people, then come join us! If you’re looking for pictures of the day, then head on over to our club photos section (thanks to John Rea for our May club racing photos).

Club Races: May 28

Our May 2016 Club Race series is on Saturday… come join us for an afternoon of racing!

Our next club race is scheduled for SATURDAY, May 28. The first race starts at 3pm.

It is our tradition to bring an appetizer to share and whatever beverage you wish. Join us for the fun and a few lies from sailors as to how well they sailed that day! This is a great opportunity to invite a potential members to visit.

Keelboat Racing: 14-May!

Come out for the second race of the year, and the first of two for May. This is a special ‘keelboat’ only race, and ONLY monohulls of at least 19′ in length, using either a fixed keel, swing keel, centerboard, or daggerboard are welcome to take part in the races.

This promises to be a fun event, and there will surely be some excitement at the start line. Let’s show those catamaran folks how it’s done.

First race starts at 3PM, and we hope to see you there. We will have our customary pot-luck after the races, so come and join us on Saturday, 14-May!

Club Races: April 23

The 2016 Club Racing series is underway… come join us for an afternoon of racing!

Our next club race is scheduled for SATURDAY, April 23. The first race starts at 3pm.

It is our tradition to bring an appetizer to share and whatever beverage you wish. Join us for the fun and a few lies from sailors as to how well they sailed that day! This is a great opportunity to invite a potential members to visit.

Spring Cleanup on April 9

Mark your Calendar! Saturday April 9th starting at 9am will be spring cleanup at the club.

We will be mowing, raking, power washing, plumbing repairs, deck board replacement, painting, and a lot of sprucing up for the season. Bring your gloves, hammer, wrench, wheelbarrow, power washer, mower and anything that will clean or repair something. If you don’t have the tools bring your gloves and come on, we will have plenty of work to do.

Lunch will be hotdogs, chips, beans, drinks provided by the club. Feel free to add to the gourmet lunch with salads and or desserts.

Alternate Rain date is Saturday April 19.

David A. McLamb
Commodore

Notice of 2015 Annual Stockholders Meeting

Waccamaw Sailing Club, Inc.
PO Box 2323
Whiteville, NC 28472

The WSC annual meeting will be held on November 14, 2015 at 6:00 PM.

The meeting will be held at Columbus County Arts Council building in downtown Whiteville located at 822 South Madison Street (2 blocks south of the railroad) located across from Sherwin Williams Paint Store.  Dinner will be catered and is likely to cost $12 per person, children $6. Wine and cheese reception free!

Program may include photoshow of WSC activities and possibly clips from other extreme sailing or cruising adventures.

Good fellowship is the order of the day, with sailing awards, year in review, and Elections of 2016 Class of Directors. Come prepared to share your thoughts about enticements to greater participation in 2016.

The only scheduled item of business is the election of members of the Board Directors.

Please RETURN by EMAIL to hcblanchard@embarqmail.com the below proxy form. Mark your attendance, meal count, your proxy preference, and sign where indicated.  Be sure to verify contact info with current name, address, phones, and email address even if you do use the voting proxy.

Documents:

Make Up RACE!

August 15th will be a make-up race for June. After having 11 boats at the start line, the June race had to be cancelled due to lightning. We will be making up that date on Saturday August 15 with a 2pm start. Please note this is one hour earlier due to the Shrimp Boil. It does not matter; national champion or novice, there will be someone on your level to run against. Racing is a great way to improve your skill set and the leaders are always happy to answer questions and offer support when asked. We hope to see you at the start line!!!

Shrimp Boil & Make Up Race

August 15 we will hold our annual shrimp boil and have a make up club race for June which was cancelled due to lightning. This will be a busy day and we can use all the help we can get. We plan to start the race at 2pm if we have wind in an effort to end early to prepare for the cook out. If you do not plan to race and can help with set up, please contact David McLamb for details. The shrimp boil is open to all members and is an event you do not want to miss! The menu consist of salad, shrimp, red potatoes, and corn. Just bring your beverage and optional dessert to share for a fun evening at the club. {article Race Weekend}{title} {text} {readmore}{/article}