Easter Regatta of the Columbia Sailing Club is an event that has been on since the eighties. The popular category for sailing is the J/24s and this category has been on for several years now. This event is said to be one of the popular ones for the sailing community and the J/24 event has certainly endured. What it offers the sailors is a mix of world-class competition and a variety of shore-side events.
The competitors also like a home town like southern hospitality that is extended to them every year. It has become a tradition that competitors are familiar with and love. This year there would be thirteen teams that would answer the call to duty. These teams would comprise of sailors in the J/24 category. Notable characters here would include Jo Mamma from Charleston YC skippered by Mike Palazzo. Others comprise of Tasmanian Devil skippered by Steve Wood coming from Newport. Team Tarheel would be of Paul Abdullah coming from Jacksonville, Florida. There would also be teams coming in from Minnesota and other states.