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ASC Lightning Regatta 2018

posted Aug 22, 2018, 7:38 AM by AUGUSTA SAILINGCLUB

2018 Clarks Hill Lightning Invitational
AUGUSTA SAILING CLUB — September 8 & 9, 2018




Friday, September 7

7:30 PM — Cheeseburger in Paradise cookout at the Augusta Sailing Club

Saturday, September 8 8:00 AM - Breakfast

11:30 AM — Skipper's Meeting

6:30 PM - Dinner

Sunday, September 9 8:00 AM - Breakfast

10:00 AM — Racing resumes —Awards to follow





No race will be started after 1:00 PM Sunday. We will try to run 3 races Sat, and 2 races Sun. No throw-outs.

We will be using VHF radios for the race committee to communicate with the competitors MEALS

Plan to attend the cookout on Friday night at the ASC clubhouse. On Saturday night, we will have a cooked meal (surf & turf) with sides and dessert at the sailing club. Entry fee covers 3 people. Additional dinners are $15.00, kids under 12 eat for free. Please sign up for all additional dinners at time of registration.

You are responsible for providing your own lunches. There is very limited grocery shopping near ASC, so plan ahead. There is an ice machine at the Club.

The regatta fee is $90.00


There is ample camping available on the ASC grounds, with restroom and shower facilities available. There are also many hotels on Washington Road, near 120, which is approximately 25 minutes from the sailing club.


From Atlanta: take Interstate 20 to Highway 221 and go North to Pollards Corner. Continue

straight on 150. Go 4 miles and watch for the ASC sign on the left.

From the North: take Interstate 20 into Georgia, exit on Bobby Jones (520) and go west (north).

Go 1 mile and take a left on Washington Rd (104) and go to Pollards Corner (about 10 miles).

Turn right on Hwy 150. Go 4 miles and watch for the ASC sign on the left.


Bob's office- 706-736-1500

Bob's Cell -706-830-1468

Sharon's Cell- 706-829-7772

Marcus- 706-564-2058


We need to know the number of dinners for Friday and Saturday night. Send me an email at so we can plan ahead. Thanks!

Lightning Southeastern District Championships

posted May 25, 2018, 8:46 AM by AUGUSTA SAILINGCLUB

Congratulation to our new Southeastern District champion Josh Putnam and his crew, Kate O'Donnell and Stanton Bost. They sailed a great regatta, easily the most consistent boat out there. And it was a great regatta, we got in 8 races which due to the shifty conditions saw 7 different race winners. Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club did a great job on and off the water. The steak dinner Saturday evening was outstanding. A lot of pictures were taken out on the water, will post a link to those as soon as I have it.

Lowcountry Regatta NOR, June 23-24, 2018

posted Mar 23, 2018, 7:16 AM by AUGUSTA SAILINGCLUB

The hyperlink below can be used to access the Notice of Race and register for the Lowcountry Regatta to be held at the Beaufort Yacht & Sailing Club on June 23-24, 2018.  Please pass this on to the person responsible for your class website, calendar, schedule or newsletter.   You can also use this yourself for registering.

As always, the temperature and humidity will be comfortable and the winds perfect.

 Thanks.  We hope to see you all here at the end of June.  You can call me for further information.

 Frank Pontious, 843-252-4900

Lightning Districts at ASC

posted Apr 23, 2017, 7:35 PM by AUGUSTA SAILINGCLUB   [ updated May 29, 2017, 7:32 AM ]

Augusta Sailing Club to host Lightning 2017 District Championship   
Held May 19-20 2017


Video by Debra Cathey

Regatta Results below

Lightning ACC Championships

posted Jul 19, 2016, 12:17 PM by AUGUSTA SAILINGCLUB   [ updated Jul 19, 2016, 12:30 PM ]

The Lightning Atlantic Coast Championships were held a Carolina YC,  Wrightsville Beach, NC  July 16-17
ASC People participating were Beau Samuelson,  Eli Putnam, and Lacey Sproul

2016 Low Country Regatta

posted May 1, 2016, 11:28 AM by AUGUSTA SAILINGCLUB   [ updated Jul 19, 2016, 12:08 PM ]

2016 Lowcountry Regatta 
 Beaufort Yacht & Sailing Club 

 June 25 - 26, 2016 

Charleston Race Week Report

posted Apr 28, 2016, 6:10 PM by AUGUSTA SAILINGCLUB   [ updated May 24, 2016, 10:39 AM ]

A lot of ASC people went to Charleston Race week.  we are waiting to hear how it was!

There is 105 great pictures of the E Scow Fleet on the E Scow South Facebook

On & Off shore Results

2016 Golden Rock Regatta

posted Mar 23, 2016, 8:30 AM by AUGUSTA SAILINGCLUB   [ updated Jul 7, 2016, 12:28 PM ]

Darrell Bragg   is looking for crew members to participate in the 2016 Golden Rock Regatta out of St. Martin November 11-18, 2016.   He has all the info and is looking for 3-4 people who would enjoy a week in the tropics sailing a 50' cruiser in 4 days of island to island racing and 1 day of mark to mark racing off the coat of St. Eustatius ( Statia ). 

Contact:    Darrell Bragg    at                Ph  706-825-6354

Facebook:                        Promo site:

MC Mid Winter at Lake Eustis

posted Mar 14, 2016, 10:20 AM by AUGUSTA SAILINGCLUB   [ updated Mar 14, 2016, 10:21 AM ]

Regatta Results from Lake Eustis where the event started with heavy weather. 
  Jermey Pape Lake Lanier takes top honors.

E Scow Nationals 2017

posted Nov 25, 2015, 1:33 PM by AUGUSTA SAILINGCLUB   [ updated Nov 25, 2015, 1:43 PM ]

Carolina Yacht Club
We are proud to report that the Carolina Yacht Club in Charleston South Carolina will host the 2017 E Scow Nationals! A big thanks to all that have committed their time and resources in the past and that will again in the future to make this happen.

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