2011Leukemia Cup Regatta
at Bay Point
is scheduled for
May 7th - May 21st, 2011.
Mark your calendars!
Nearly 913,000 Americans currently battle blood cancers. Every four minutes, someone is diagnosed - an estimated 139,860 new people in 2009 alone. They are men, women, children, of every race and every age. Every ten minutes, someone dies from these cancers. Participation in The Leukemia Cup Regatta helps save lives!
Funds raised through The Leukemia Cup Regatta advance LLS's mission: cure leukemia, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma and myeloma and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS carries out its mission by funding leading-edge cancer research; providing information and support services for patients, and education for health care professionals; and advocating for patients at national and state levels.
In addition to helping cancer patients live better, longer lives, your participation can also earn you rewards! Each sailor who fundraises is eligible to win great prizes from our national sponsors, including:
In addition, Offshore Sailing School sailing training tuitions can be won by the highest bidder at many Leukemia Cup Regatta auctions.
- Gift certificates from West Marine
- Hats and T-shirts from Mount Gay Rum
- Discount certificates from North Sails
- Artwork from marine artist John Mecray
- Model hulls from Ken Gardiner
- Apparel and gift cards from Vineyard Vines
Fundraising is made easy; just ask us how. The Leukemia Cup Regatta staff will provide fundraising support. Sailors receive a comprehensive fundraising handbook filled with incentives, fundraising ideas, sample letters and event ideas!
Win a sailing trip with Gary Jobson
You can also win a trip to sail with world-renowned sailor Gary Jobson, national Regatta chairman. By raising $8,500 or more, you will automatically earn participation in the annual, Fantasy Sail! Learn more.
Aside from winning great prizes, you will know that you are helping to save lives and find a cure for blood cancers. Check out our events to find The Leukemia Cup Regatta in your area.