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Celebrating 50 Years with Photos from the Past

This photo is from September 27th, 1970 of the inaugural Summer Series winners of the Waccamaw Sailing Club.

Top: Rick Jennings (Wilmington), Joe Stanley (Wilmington), Joe Nesbitt (Wrightsville Beach), J.M. “Dick” Coburn (Whiteville), Billie & Tom Hayden (Riegelwood).

Bottom: Ron “Ronnie” Walters (Whiteville and current club member), Jay Will (Whiteville), Bill Smith (Whiteville), Charlotte Hicks (Wilmington).

The Waccamaw Sailing Club is celebrating our 50th Anniversary this sailing season. To celebrate, we are sharing photos from the past. Many thanks to the Coburn family for sharing a trove of photos from the club’s inaugural racing season. Stay tuned for our Throwback Thursday posts throughout the year.