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By the Numbers: Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week

It’s no secret that Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week has been growing by leaps and bounds in recent years.
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It’s no secret that Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week has been growing by leaps and bounds in recent years. Nor is it any secret why: it would be hard to find a better venue in early spring than Charleston, South Carolina, or a better bunch of organizers than the crew in charge of CRW’s multiple inshore and offshore courses. New for this year’s regatta, set to begin April 10, are a limit of 60 boats per class on the event’s three inshore circles and the inclusion of multihulls. Some other numbers to consider:

For details on CRW 2014, visit charlestonraceweek.com.

Photos courtesy of Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week (top);

courtesy of Dove Jones (above)

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