Two Hospice Regattas Added to 2017 Racing Calendar

The Alliance is pleased to welcome a new hospice regatta on Lake Champlain in New York and to celebrate the renewal of a hospice regatta in the Toronto area on Lake Ontario. The Toronto Area Hospice Regatta (TAHR) returns after a hiatus, now being hosted by Port Credit Yacht Club in the suburb of Mississauga. … Continue reading “Two Hospice Regattas Added to 2017 Racing Calendar”

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Check your calendar, make your plans…for the Hospice Regattas Championship

In the next 7 – 10 days, Oswego Yacht Club and the Alliance will be sending out invitations to register for Hospice Regattas Championship 2017, being hosted by OYC on August 17-20. Get Racing… This year’s championship will be sailed in a fleet of J24 class keelboats, thanks to members of J24 District 7 who … Continue reading “Check your calendar, make your plans…for the Hospice Regattas Championship”

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Use Willard Bond’s Art to Promote Your Regatta

Again in 2017, Alliance members are invited to use a Willard Bond artwork — FREE — to promote your hospice regattas. This year’s image, “Battle at the Mark,” captures the excitement of sailboat racing in Bond’s distinctive style. You can download a low-resolution JPG file of “Battle at the Mark” now from the Members-Only section … Continue reading “Use Willard Bond’s Art to Promote Your Regatta”

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Hospice Regattas Championship Returns to Lake Ontario in August

Oswego Yacht Club Will Host 2017 Hospice Championship

The National Hospice Regatta Alliance is delighted to announce that the Oswego (NY) Yacht Club has agreed to host the 2017 Hospice Regattas Championship. The Championship will be held August 17-20 on Lake Ontario in J/24s, thanks to the efforts of OYC leadership and the J/24 District 7 Governor.

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Join an Elite Group of Volunteers as an Alliance Board Member

The NHRA is recruiting a select number of volunteers to fill board member positions for the three year term beginning November 2016 through November 2019. This national organization’s board assists, promotes and coordinates the strategic activities of more than two dozen charity sailing regattas in the United States and Canada that have raised more than … Continue reading “Join an Elite Group of Volunteers as an Alliance Board Member”

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Hospice Regattas Championship Heads to Texas in 2016

The Hospice Regattas Championship regatta will be hosted in 2016, 2017 and 2018 by the Galveston (TX) Community Sailing Center at Sea Scout Base Galveston (SSBG), according to Harold “Tom” Tomlinson, president of the National Hospice Regatta Alliance, which conducts the annual event.

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Editorial Coverage in Great Lakes Scuttlebutt Magazine

Hospice Regattas Sail for a Compassionate Cause.

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Member Spotlight: Bob Hooper House

“It’s become an uncanny fundraising event, large and yet intimate,” says Beverly Dean-Crabtree, the House’s executive director. The regatta, held for the 15th time in June 2014, helped to pay for the House’s construction and now helps sustain operations. Net proceeds exceed $100,000 a year.

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Member Spotlight: Nashville/Alive Hospice Regatta

Gene Lovelace and his wife, Cindy, were vacationing in St. Petersburg, FL, in April 2013 when they noticed a fleet of sailboats racing on Tampa Bay. “It’s a hospice regatta,” another vacationer told them.

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NHRA News: New Board Members Elected

Three dedicated hospice regatta supporters have been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Hospice Regatta Alliance, a non-profit network of more than 25 charity regattas that raise funds and awareness for hospices serving their local communities.

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