Windy conditions on Friday were right for fast racing conditions, and Saturday saw only a slight decrease in wind strength. Clear skies and plenty of sunshine has the 2010 Charleston Race Week on pace to having the best weather ever for sailboat racing. A Shoreside beach party is set to happen at 6 p.m. on Saturday with ticket information at www.Charlestonraceweek.com. Sunday racing will be over in time for a 4 p.m. beach party and a 6 p.m. awards ceremony.
To view my blog entry from Friday at Race Week click here.
PhotosByJeffDennis: Crew members on one of the Melges fleet hike out during the morning race; Captain Rob Robertson aboard the 44-foot Elco named FROLIC stands with Suzi Durant of the SC Maritime Association; Hull No.'s 57 & 58 are locked in a heated battle; several sailboats making a upwind leg on the inshore course