The 2012 Leukemia Cup Regatta, hosted by the Houston Yacht Club, is June 23-24 at HYC (3620 Miramar Drive in Shoreacres). The regatta, which is a sailing race as well as fundraiser to benefit the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, is open to all sailors.
Sailors can register for the regatta by visiting HYC online at www.houstonyachtclub.com.
The public is invited to view the regatta on the water onboard the Observer, a 100- foot long, three-story tall spectator boat. Spectator boat tickets cost $30 per person and include lunch and soft drinks. Participants will board the boat June 23 and June 24 starting at 10 a.m. at HYC. Reservations for the Observer are a must, please contact Cheryl Thomas at email@example.com for reservations or call the HYC Office at 281.471.1255. All ticket money is donated directly to the Leukemia Cup Regatta.
The Leukemia Cup Regatta is a series of 47 national sailing events that combines the joy of boating with the important task of raising money to fight leukemia, lymphoma and other blood-related cancers.
The schedule of events for the regatta is as follows:
Friday, June 22
· Skipper’s Meeting
Saturday, June 23
· Spectator Boat: 100-foot and 3-story tall Observer. Tickets cost $30 for boat ride, lunch and soft drinks. Reservations a must; please call the HYC Office at 281.471.1255 for reservations.
· Party in the HYC Ballroom: Live music, food and auction. Dinner tickets cost $20 per person. You don’t need to race to attend the party.
Sunday, June 24
· Races, Spectator Boat, Trophy Presentation
For regatta information, please visit us online at: www.houstonyachtclub.com or www.leukemiacup.org/txg or contact P/C Cheryl Thomas, regatta chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.