Beaufort Race Week

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The Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club (BYSC) and the Dataw Island Yacht Club are sponsoring the Beaufort Race Weekend to be held April 20-23. There will be sailboat racing events for PHRF monohull sailboats 20’ LOA and over; Classic Boats in the 15’ to 24’ LOA range; and one design dinghies. About 60 sailboats are expected to participate in the weekend’s events. The racing will take place in the downtown Beaufort area, Port Royal Sound and the inland waters from Beaufort to Dataw Island. The Jean Ribaut Cup and Classic Boat Rally will be held as part of the Race Week. Registration forms are available on the BYSC web site at or from Roy Crocker at
Registration will be $35 for the Jean Ribaut Cup or the Classic Boat Rally. There is no charge for PHRF boats that race in events other than the Ribaut Cup. There will be a $10 fee for small boats for the Beaufort to Dataw race on Monday.
For more information, contact Event Chairman/PHRF Boats: Roy Crocker at (843) 838-2453 or email For the Classic Boats Rally contact Woody Norwood at