Sail to Prevail Benefit
The Belle Haven Challenge Cup is an annual regatta in Greenwich, Connecticut, featuring former America’s Cup 12 meter sailing yachts. The friendly competition draws sailors and non-sailors alike to benefit Sail To Prevail, (formerly Shake-A-Leg) a sailing program for disabled people that’s headed by Paul Callahan, a USA Sailing Paralympian.
This year’s race is Sunday, October 10, from 1:00-5:00 at the Belle Haven Club with a reception and awards from 5:00-7:30 p.m. To find out more about entering the race or attending the event, contact [email protected] And find out more about Sail to Prevail’s life-changing programs by visiting www.sailtoprevail.org.
IGY Berthing Offers
Island Global Yachting (IGY) has announced two new berthing plans. IGY HomePort, a long-term berthing program, offers customers the choice of a 5-year or 10-year berth at a significant discount off the long-term dockage rate. IGY HomePort offers less transient yachts guaranteed dockage in IGY’s fully serviced Caribbean facilities at big savings.
The IGY Caribbean Anchor Pass is focused on more transient yachts, offering customers who purchase 120 days at the existing long-term rate 365 days of dockage at any IGY marina in the participating network. The plan guarantees priority reservations at significant savings off the daily dockage rate at Yacht Haven Grande, St. Thomas; The Yacht Club at Isle De Sol, St. Maarten; Simpson Bay Marina, St. Maarten; and Rodney Bay Marina, St. Lucia. For pricing and more information, email [email protected] or [email protected]
Schooner Fans Unite!
Fifty or more schooners are expected to participate in this year’s 21st annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race, October 12-16, 2010. The race will start in Fells Point, in Baltimore, Maryland, and end 127 nautical miles later, in Portsmouth, Virginia. Entry is open to all schooner-rigged vessels, but you’re encouraged to participate as a sailor, a sponsor, a volunteer or even a spectator. Proceeds of the race benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. www.schoonerrace.org