Savannah Yacht Club to host Deep South Regatta


SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Next weekend, March 12 - March 13 the Savannah Yacht Club and the International Lightning Class Association are holding the 55th annual Deep South Regatta at the Savannah Yacht Club.

The Deep South Regatta is known as the opening regatta for the year with events for the lightning class in the United States, Canada, Europe and South America.

The race committee is expecting to hold three races, but say if inclement weather arises, one race will serve as a regatta. Competitors will leave the docks at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The first race starts at 1 p.m. On Sunday, racing will start at 10 a.m.

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