2024 O'pen Skiff North Americans : Augusta Sailing Club

About Event

Welcome to the 2024 O'pen Skiff North Americans. It will be a fun-filled weekend with three days of racing, nightly dinner events, and great camping. We look forward to seeing you there!


Registration is open to all ages. The fleet comprises of three divisions:

  • U12 Division: Competitors born January 1st, 2013 or after

  • U15 Division: Competitors born January 1st, 2010 or after   

  • Open Division: Competitors 15 years old and above


Charter Boats

A limited number of Charter Boats are available from O’pen Skiff USA on a first come/first serve
basis. Please contact Nevin Sayre at nsayre@aol.com as soon as possible if you think you may
need a charter boat, and we’ll get you on the preliminary list. All boats come complete and ready to
sail and have fun, with the One Design 4.5m sail. Charter reservations will have final confirmation
only when charter fee is paid and the sailor is registered for the event. Here are the reservation

  • Charter complete O’pen Skiff for North Americans (April 17-21) - $195.
  • Purchase brand new O’pen Skiff, delivered to Augusta Sailing Club for the event, for $2,999. No shipping fee or additional charter fees. You take ownership of the boat on delivery. Must be registered for 2024 North Americans to take advantage of this special opportunity.

The charter boat deadline for North Americans is likely March 30, 2024, but we may run out
well before then. Charter boats are available for sale at substantial discount following the event by
advance reservation. Additional fleet discounts are available. Contact nsayre@aol.com.


All skippers that register before March 31st will receive a free short sleeve regatta t-shirt. Additional shirts may be purchased (pre-order only) at the online storefront up until March 31st. 

All meals will be included for each regatta registrant. This includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner starting Thursday evening, April 18th through the Awards Party Sunday afternoon.  Additional meals for family and friends may be pre-ordered at the online storefront up until 12pm on Monday, April 15th. To save money and time, we encourage you to take advantage of the Spectator Meal Package, which includes all meals for the weekend. Otherwise, meals can be purchased invidually for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
  • Thursday Night "Welcome to the South" Party- burgers and brats with sailor's fixins and German Potato Salad.
  • Friday Night "South of the Border" Night- Steak, shrimp, and veggie fajitas with rice and black beans, queso, salsa, and chips 
  • Saturday "Hot Southern Nights" BBQ- Smoked pulled pork, brussels sprouts slaw, baked mac-n-cheese, and jalapeno cornbread 



We encourage all to spend the weekend camping. ASC has plenty of space to set up a tent; no reservation needed. Great locations include the East Point Beach area, the grassy spots in front of the cabins along the water front, the grassy areas near the east point pavilion, and the grassy lot above the clubhouse parking lot. For those of you with campers, we will have limited availability; $25/night with hookups. Reservations will open on January 1, 2024. Email Slegg9876@bellsouth.net if you would like a spot. You can also check Wildwood Campground and Mistletoe State Park for site availability.  In addition, the following hotels are offering discounted rates for attendees:
Home 2 Suites by Hilton Grovetown- $134/$159; rates available until March 22, 2024
Best Western Augusta West - $99/night; rate available until April 2, 2024
Holiday Inn Express Augusta North- $130/night; rate available until April 2, 2024

Gear Requirement
Appropriate sailing gear for the water temperature and air temperature will be required for all sailors. Depending on the conditions, wetsuits may be required. Protective helmets and Coast Guard approved life jackets are required. Forward WIP is one option that makes sailing specific helmets at https://www.murrays.com/category/g-sh/. You can also contact their distributor, Murrays Marine, directly at 805 684-8393 or info@murrays.com. 


Please refrain from bringing pets (except certified service dogs). Pets are not permitted on the beach or around club buildings. Your cooperation is appreciated.


Coach Boats and Support Vessels

Please check-in at the clubhouse for more details. The proper use of safety engine cut-off lanyards are required while operating powerboats. We encourage everone on the water to wear an appropriate US Coast Guard approved PFD. 


Event Location

Augusta Sailing Club
5462 Sailing Rd
Appling, GA 30802

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