SAYRA Open Regatta
Wilmington airport is served by American and Delta. http://www.flyilm.com
Raleigh airport is 2 hrs. away and the drive is all 4 lanes from Raleigh airport to Wrightsville Beach. http://www.rdu.com . Raleigh rush hour traffic is pretty serious.
Myrtle Beach airport is about 2 hrs. away but in April/May the vacation traffic can be serious. http://www.flymyrtlebeach.com
Wrightsville Beach is 4 hrs. south of Richmond, Va (all 4 lanes) and 1 and ½ hrs. north of North Myrtle Beach, SC. I-40 ends very near Wrightsville Beach. HWY 74 east of I-95 is 4 lanes to Wrightsville Beach. If travelling on HWYS 74 or 76 watch for the bypass west and south of the Cape Fear River to save about 25 mins.
DIRECTIONS TO CAROLINA YACHT CLUB from Wilmington
401 S. Lumina Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480, 910-256-3396
After crossing the drawbridge over the Intracoastal Waterway, follow right fork in road (highway 76…sign reads “Welcome to Wrightsville Beach”). Continue until you cross a fixed bridge. Turn right immediately at traffic light onto Waynick Blvd. Go about a half mile to CYC-NC, which is located next to a water tower and faces Waynick Blvd.
PARKING: Meters are enforced 9 AM until 6PM. 7 days a week. Park in yacht club parking lot.
The meter guys will ticket you! $20 per day fine.
Trailers are to be parked in a special location, not in the yacht club parking lot or boatyard. Trailer parking lot maps will be posted at the soundside gazebo.