9th Annual Leukemia Cup Regatta


Fri, Jul 6 - 8, 2007

Event Managers

  • Event Chair: Carolyn Schmalenberger
  • Race Chair: Brooks Zerkel
  • Social Chair: Judy Buis



July 6 - 8, 2007

To register for the Southern Chesapeake Leukemia Cup Regatta you can either download the registration form posted on this website and mail it in to the address on the bottom of the form or you can register online at www.leukemiacup.org/va. Once you are registered, you'll receive fundraising materials that include how to set up your own fundraising webpage.  Friends and family may then make contributions toward your fundraising online with a credit card.


The SOUTHERN CHESAPEAKE LEUKEMIA CUP REGATTA is hosted by FBYC and York River Yacht Club. This regatta will consist of one race to be sailed by the Leukemia (cruising) and Classic classes and two races to be sailed by other fleets on two separate courses on Saturday and Sunday, July 07 & 08, 2007. The races and associated activities are to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America in their fight against leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma. Entry is due Thursday, July 5, 2007 by 1800.


Starts will be offered for the following classes: PHRF Spinnaker, Non Spinnaker, J-105, Leukemia (Cruising) and Classic (Full-Keel and Fin-Keel Divisions for yachts designed 1975 and earlier, excluding the J24). If sufficient yachts are registered, the classes may be subdivided, one design classes added or class’s combined and different courses designated for each subdivision as a warranted to enhance the quality of racing.

The above is for information only. The Special Sailing Instructions will take precedence in any conflict and will be available at registration at the FBYC Clubhouse


Special Sailing Instructions, Social Program information and Registration package will be available from Leukemia & Lymphoma Society:

Sue Willis                            Toll-free in VA~(800) 866-4483
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America www.leukemiacup.org/va 757.723.2676
27 W. Queens Way Suite 301                        Fax:757.723.4056
Hampton, VA 23669                                         Sue.Willis@lls.org

And from www.fbyc.net/Events as plans develop. The FBYC Event Co- Chairman’s for this regatta are:

Judy Buis                                                    judybuis@verizon.net
(804) 358-9475 Richmond, VA (804) 725-0218 Mathews, VA
Carolyn Schmalenberger carolyn@nortonyachts.com
( 804) 776-9211


The preliminary schedule will include:

Friday evening, July 6:

         Welcome Reception, Pre-Registration, Silent/Live Auction

Saturday, July 7:

         Registration & Skipper’s Breakfast
         Followed by CBYRA-sanctioned Regatta
         Followed by Grand Gala & Fundraising Awards

Sunday, July 8

        CBYRA Sanctioned Regatta
        Followed by Racing Awards


Skippers will receive sailing instructions at registration. If sufficient yachts are registered, the classes may be subdivided and different courses designated for each subdivision as warranted enhancing the quality of racing.


Official Leukemia Cup Racers $100. The Entry is due Thursday, July 5, 2007 by 1800.


The event is sanctioned for CBYRA High Point awards for PHRF Spinnaker and Non-Spinnaker and J-105 classes only.

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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