Charleston Race Week is an annual premier regatta for inshore and offshore racing sailboats 20′ – 70′ in length and is organized by the South Carolina Maritime Foundation and Charleston Ocean Racing Association. The 16th edition of this event, the fastest growing regatta on the east coast, will be held April 14-17, 2011, headquartered at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. < http://www.charlestonraceweek.com/ >
The South Carolina Maritime Foundation owns and operates the Spirit of South Carolina tall ship. The Foundation’s mission is to create opportunities for life-changing experiences resulting in leaders for tomorrow’s communities. Since its first season of programming in 2007, over 6,000 students have been served. With the support of local partnerships, the South Carolina Maritime Foundation is able to generate funds to keep these exceptional programs in place. Visit www.SCMaritime.org for more information.