Sports briefs for June 8th-14th


Beaufort River Swim to be held June 10

The 11th Annual Beaufort River Swim will be held starting at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10. There will be two races and check-in for both will be from 6:30-7:30 a.m. at the downtown Beaufort Marina dock.

A 3.2 mile race begins at 8 a.m. (approximate due to tide) at the Port Royal Landing Marina dock.

A Fun Swim begins after all swimmers in the competitive race pass the Beaufort Memorial hospital dock. All swimmers will be bused by the Y to their respective starting location.

Proceeds benefit the YMCA of Beaufort’s Learn to Swim program.

Visit www.beaufortriverswim.com.


Jigging techniques, more at club meeting

The Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club’s May meeting will be held Thursday, June 15, at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club located on Lady’s Island off of Meridian Road.             

The topics will be Spanish mackerel and blue fish. 

Local Capt. Christopher Mattson, of Mattson Charter Service, will discuss jigging techniques with various lures and favorite locations of choice and tides. 

The social begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7 p.m.  Guests are welcome; reservations are not necessary. 

Contact Capt. Frank Gibson at 843-522-2122 or email fgibson@islc.net.

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