By Donovan McSorley
American Yacht Club in Rye, NY proudly hosted its second Leukemia Cup Regatta on Saturday, September 23, in conjunction with the first day of the club’s 2017 Fall Regatta. Nearly 120 boats were listed on the Fall Regatta scratch sheet, with competitors coming from along the East Coast for a two-weekend regatta that has become a staple of IRC, PHRF, and one-design classes such as the J/70, J/88, J/44, J/105, J/109.
From right to left are Daniel Corcoran’s J/109 Strider (Huntington, NY), Steve Chronert’s J/109 Zuma (Riverside, CT), and Elizabeth Barry’s J/88 Escape (Stamford, CT). © Laurent Apollon ImagesRead more
The 2016 ECSA Leukemia Cup Regatta weekend was held on Friday, August 26th and Saturday, August 27th hosted by North Cove Yacht Club (NCYC), Duck Island Yacht Club (DIYC), Essex Corinthian Yacht Club (ECYC) and Pilots Point Marina (PPM). The charitable fundraising event for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) combined social and racing activities for all, including a pot-luck appetizers/cocktail party and auction on Friday night at NCYC and exciting offshore PHRF and One- Design racing on Saturday. The weekend culminated in a post-race party at Pilot’s Point Marina Saturday evening with race awards, live music, and food and drinks from sponsors including: Saldamarco’s, Cindy’s Wine and Spirits, Two Roads Brewing Company, Gosling’s Rum, Hartford Flavor, Flour Foods, and Seaflour Foods.Read more
By Roger Bauman, Event Co-Chair
The Eastern Connecticut Sailing Association’s Leukemia Cup Regatta was held Friday, August 22 and Saturday, August 23 as a fundraiser for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Hosted by North Cove Yacht Club in Old Saybrook, Duck Island Yacht Club in Westbrook and Brewer Pilots Point Marina in Westbrook, the weekend combined social and racing activities for all, including a Friday night cocktail party, potluck dinner and auction at North Cove YC.