SailPack Women's Intercollegiate Regatta
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The 4th annual SailPack Women’s Intercollegiate Regatta will feature more than 50 college sailors and coaches competing from ten Mid-Atlantic and South-Atlantic Conference teams including local rivals UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University, as well as the University of South Florida, Clemson, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Virginia Tech and others. This is a perfect event for families, friends, and the community to come out and see high-caliber college sailing right here in Raleigh.
The Opening Ceremony will be held at 9:30 AM at the Lake Crabtree County waterfront featuring family-friendly festivities, giveaways, FOOD, refreshments (including coffee!) and maybe even a visit from everyone’s favorite Ms. Wuf! Racing will begin shortly after the opening ceremony.
This year's event will also be a CLEAN REGATTA featuring a host of sustainable and environmentally-conscious practices. Together with national sustainability leaders, Sailors for the Sea, NC State leads college sailing in sustainable events and maintains a strong commitment to protecting our environment.
Opening Ceremony: 9:30AM
Launch & Racing Begins: 10:05AM
Racing Concludes: 3:30PM*
Awards Ceremony: 4:00PM*
On Sunday following the regatta, NC State will host a high-school and college women sailing skills clinic. This is the second year of the clinic and last year nearly 40 female sailors participated. Coached by a professional and experienced college sailing coach, the event features on and off the water training and instruction.