The Sixth Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta sets sail October 1st and 2nd at The San Francisco Yacht Club. Proceeds benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) — the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research.
We encourage you to sign-up today for the Leukemia Cup weekend and help support this year’s fundraising efforts in tribute of our many honorary skippers.
VIP Dinner ~ Saturday, October 1st
Thanks to Honorary Chairman Tom Perkins, this year’s guest speaker is SFYC member and venture capitalist John Doerr of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. VIP Dinner tickets are $1,000 per person and $1,500 for two. We have limited seats available, to purchase your tickets call Robin Reynolds at LLS 415-625-1132 (names held at the door).
Live & Silent Auction
We have several exciting live auction packages including “once in a lifetime” opportunities to race aboard two America’s Cup AC45 catamarans – graciously donated by Artemis Racing and ORACLE Racing along with team gear signed by four-time America’s Cup winner Russell Coutts! We also have an incredible sail for 12 aboard USA 76 with bowman Brad Webb of ORACLE Racing, and an Admiral’s Cup Split Second watch donated by Montres Corum USA and Shreve & Co.
The online auction is open for bidding until Friday, September 30th at 9 pm. To view the auction items and place your online bid, visit: http://www.biddingforgood.com/LeukemiaCupRegatta
If you have an auction package to donate, please contact Tiffany Sams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Regatta ~ Sunday, October 2nd
The SFYC will run one race each for PHRF spinnaker and non-spinnaker divisions and one-design classes. Race Skippers: To register your boat, click here and submit your $100 entry fee.
Cruising Class Photo Treasure Hunt Activity ~ Sunday, October 2nd
Cruising sailors are invited to participate in a fun photo treasure hunt with points awarded for each photograph that meets specific guidelines. To register your boat, click here and submit your $75 entry fee.
Youth Regatta ~ Sunday, October 2nd
To register for the Opti Green Fleet youth regatta (ages 8-16) email: email@example.com.
Post Race Party & Expo ~ Sunday, October 2nd
After an unforgettable day on the bay there will be a barbecue celebration on the lawn, vendor expo in the main dining room and awards ceremony for the top race finishers, cruisers and fundraisers in the regatta tent. All registered participants are welcome and valet parking service will be available at the SFYC.
Donate Your Old Sails ~ Support the cause by recycling your vintage worn out sails – please contact Stacy Achuck to arrange pick-up firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event Volunteers ~ If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Kalindi Diaz at 415-581-1186 or Kalindi.Diaz@LLS.org.
Your personal support and participation is genuinely appreciated. For more information, please review the attached Leukemia Cup Fundraising Manual and visit www.leukemiacup.org/sf.
We look forward to seeing you at the SFYC for the Leukemia Cup weekend on October 1st and 2nd!