Race Day: APRIL 2nd, 2022

After a two year hiatus, the Fort 2 Battery race is finally back!!! Powered by FORCE Kite and Wake and hosted by the James Island Yacht Club. This adrenaline packed drag race runs between 2 of Charlestons most historic landmarks, the Charleston Battery and Fort Sumter. 2022 also brings a new category: The Wingfoil division. F2B brings together competitive racers locally and from around the world. A few pro riders are also in the mix!! The party is also pretty darn fun.

Registration ends: March 31st, 2022


James Island Yacht Club


2022SCHEDULE

FRI - APRIL 1ST

SKIPPER'S MEETING 6:00pm

The Skipper's meeting will take place at the James Island Yacht Club, 734 Wampler Dr. Charleston, SC, at 6:pm on April 1st with free food & BEER sponsored by Estuary Beans and Barley. Hosted by Shea Gibson and other race committee members. We strongly encourage participation since race course, weather, and general info will be discussed,

SAT - APRIL 2ND

GEAR RIGGING 
12:00pm

Racers, please drop your gear off on the beach side of the club and park outside the JIYC gates. Make your way to the sunroom to pick up your racing packet. All participants will take a short ride to the sand bar on Fort Sumter by boat, where there is plenty of space to rig by the starting line. Please have your gear organized for the boat trip over to the sandbar. Booties are highly recommended. Pumps and any other remaining gear left on the sandbar will be brought back to the club.

SAT - APRIL 2ND

DOWNWIND RACE 2:00pm

A 4 mile downwind drag race. The safety detail will be run by ten rescue boats, ensuring a safe and successful race for riders of all skill levels. Single start for all participants. A Medic will be on hand on and off the water.

SAT - APRIL 2ND

AWARDS & BBQ 5:00pm

The award ceremony will be held at the JIYC at 5:00 pm with BBQ featuring live music and free beer for all race participants. All racers receive a free Fort 2 Battery riding Jersey!


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