2022 Low Country Hook Ocean Race

The 7th Annual Low Country Hook Ocean Race is a distance race from Hilton Head Island, SC to Skidaway Island, GA. The race is open to all non-planing monohull sailboats having an overall length of at least 22 feet and not longer than 52 feet.

The race is presented by Chatham Sailing Club

and The Yacht Club of Hilton Head Island.


This year's Low Country Ocean Hook Race is being sponsored by CSC/YCHHI

Register online

Download Notice of Race


Friday, September 16

Boats and crews make their way to Harbortown on Hilton Head Island

Competitors meeting 6.00pm Friday night - venue TBA

Dinner on your own

Saturday September 17

9:55am Warning signal for the start of the 7th Low Country Hook Race

5:00pm (approx) Reception, dinner and awards ceremony at the Landing's Harbor Marina.

7:00pm Time limit expires for the Race. Race Results and Awards published via email.  Awards presented to those still at the Landing's.


Hilary Jones

CSC Commodore


949 350-2671


Doug Powelson

Low Country Hook Race Chair


912 665-5485

Event sponsors

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Hook Race shirts

To order the event shirt, send $25 via Venmo to @chathamsailclub.  In the payment description, specify the event and shirt size. We'll notify you when the event t-shirts are ready to pick up. Orders must be submitted by August 20, 2022. 

Size Chart:

(Chest measurement in inches) 

X-Small 32-34, Small 35-37, Medium 38-40,

Large 41-43, XL 44-46,  2XL 47-49,

3XL: 50-53,  4XL: 54-57

Sail Boats

Racing Community

The official host for races will post the NOR & SL prior to their sponsored event. Race results will be posted on the GroupMe site. For additional information, registration and payment collection, please contact the event chair directly.

See the full list below.

CORA - Charleston Ocean Racing Association

Race Chair, Rearcommodore@charlestonoceanracing.com, www.charlestonoceanracing.com


CSC - Chatham Sailing Club

Commodore: Hilary Jones




GSC - Geechee Sail Club

Angela Margolit

email: amargolit@hotmail.com, www.geecheesailingclub.org


HRYC - Halifax River Yacht Club

(Biennial GulfStreamer)

email: hryc@hryc.com


SIBC – Skidaway Island Boating Club

Doug Powelson

email: dpwlsn@gmail.com, www.skidawayislandboatingclub.org/


SCYC - South Carolina Yacht Club

Mark Newman

mnewman@scyachtclub.com, www.scyachtclub.com/yachting


SYC - Savannah Yacht Club

Adam Young

ayoungcms@yahoo.com, www.savannahyachtclub.org


YCHHI - Yacht Club of Hilton Head Island

Jim Vaughn, VaughnBusiness@hargray.com, www.yachtclubhh.org

Race results will be posted on regattanetwork.com, with the link posted on both FB pages and GroupMe.