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Date added: 05/30/2011 Leukemia Cup Regatta comes to the Hudson

Leukemia Cup Regatta Hudson River NY

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Leukemia Cup RegattaSM is a thrilling series of sailing events that combines the joy of boating with the important task of raising money to cure cancer. Since its inception, The Leukemia Cup Regatta has raised millions of dollars for lifesaving research and patient services, bringing help and hope to patients and their families.

In yacht clubs across the country skippers register their boats and recruit friends and colleagues to help crew and to raise funds. Crew members seek donations from friends, family, co-workers and employers to sponsor their boat. National and local event sponsors also support Regatta.

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In 2011 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) introduces The Leukemia Cup Regatta to the Hudson River in collaboration with Hudson River Yacht Racing Association (HRYRA). The six member clubs of HRYRA are:

·         Chelsea Yacht Club, Chelsea NY

·         Hudson Cove Yacht Club, West Haverstraw, NY

·         Kingston Sailing Club, Kingston, NY

·         Minisceongo Yacht Club, Stony Point, NY

·         Nyack Boat Club, Nyack, NY

·         Shattemuc Yacht Club, Ossining, NY

 

The Leukemia Cup Regatta is a thrilling series of sailing events which combines the joy of boating with the important task of raising money to fight leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers. Each sailor in the Regatta series is eligible to win prizes, including the opportunity to sail in New York Harbor with Gary Jobson the weekend of October 14-16, 2011.