Charleston Race Week Sails into Lowcountry Waters This Weekend

April 18, 2017, 11:08 pm EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) — It’s not only exhilarating to watch but beautiful, too. The Sperry Charleston Race Week kicks off Thursday!

But for those who have never been to the event before, Randy Draft, the event’s director, says it’s a unique in that it features 6 different courses and the largest number of boats racing in the Americas.

“It’s the biggest event nationally so it attracts some of the best sailors in the world, it attracts people from 13, 14 different countries and various aspects of the sport.”

The event begins Thursday, April 20th and runs through the 23rd. To learn more about the event, click here.