First Annual Sail Against SIDS Regatta


Sat, Jun 30 2007


Event Managers

  • Event Chair: Matt Braun
  • Race Chair: Mike Karn
  • Social Chair: Julie Chapman


June 30, 2007


Racers, Cruisers, and Juniors are invited and encouraged to enjoy a day of family SAILING AND FUN. The races and associated activities are to raise awareness and resources to benefit the research and prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). SIDS is the leading cause of death in infants between the ages of 1 and 12 months. There is currently no known cause or cure. All proceeds will go to the Hayes Hitzeman Foundation ( whose vision is a future in which no one experiences the loss of a baby to SIDS.


Starts will be offered for the following classes: Optis, 420’s, Lasers, Mobjacks, Frontrunners, Flying Scots, or other class with the Portsmouth Yardstick D-PN. ( Team Racing Clinic Offered by FBYC Coaches. Family cruises and moonlight racing later in the evening.


On-line at Event Chairman: Matt Braun,, c (804) 640-3184; h (804) 266-4533; w (804) 672-4242; Or make checks payable to: Ann Lisa Braun, Esq., 3913 Seminary Ave., Richmond, VA 23227. $10 for single-handed boats; $15 for all others.


The Saturday, June 30 schedule includes:

900 Late Registration and continental breakfast
1000 skippers meeting
1030 on-shore activities begin
1100 warning signal One Design Racing
1500-1700 Refreshments, fundraising, awards
1700-2200 Evening activities

Drinks and BBQ Buffet Served Continuously from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: (Note - dinner will available for Moonlight Racers at 5:00PM.)
Assorted Appetizers
Famous Bar-Best-Q Hot off the Pig Pork Barbeque with 1893 Sauce
Hamburgers and Beef Franks on a Bun (Cooked to Order)
Beans Baked in 1893 Sauce
Coleslaw, Potato Salad
Fresh Veggies, Cheese, Fruit and Dessert
Classic Garden Salad
Refreshments include: mixers, soft drinks, Legend beer and wine

Live Music by Patchwork
$10 for single-handed boats; $15 for all others
Dinner for Club Members $20
Dinner for Non-Club Adults $30
Dinner for Children 12 and under $10

Opportunity to donate money to with Event Registration


The 1st place skipper for the class with the most money raised through entry fees will receive the Maxwell Raymond Braun memorial trophy. Other class awards will be described in the sailing instructions.


****Reservations required by June 28, 2007****

Fishing Bay Yacht Club
Office Mail: Fishing Bay Yacht Club, 2711 Buford Road #309, Bon Air, 23235,
Clubhouse Address: 1525 Fishing Bay Road, Deltaville, VA 23043 (no mail delivery)

Phone Numbers: Club House 804-776-9636

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