2nd Annual Hospice by the Sea Regatta, May 19, 2012

May 19, 2012

On Saturday, May 19, 2012, dozens of colorful sails and magnificent sailboats from all of South Florida will compete off the shores of Fort Lauderdale Beach in the 2nd Annual Hospice by the Sea Regatta. This highly anticipated annual sailing event is just one stop on the National Hospice Regatta Alliance’s racing circuit. For more information regarding the National Hospice Regatta Alliance, please visit www.hospiceregattas.org

The overall winner of 2011 Hospice by the Sea Regatta, Magic Marine, skippered by Bret Moss, qualified as Hospice by the Sea’s representative at the 2012 National Hospice Regatta Championship, which will be held in St. Petersburg, Florida.

The 2nd annual Hospice by the Sea Regatta is a wonderful way to enjoy a fun-filled weekend, while supporting a great organization – Hospice by the Sea, Inc.

Following a day of spirited racing, sailors, families and supporters of Hospice by the Sea, Inc. are invited to attend the 2012 Post-Race Awards Ceremony and Celebration at the Coral Ridge Yacht Club, where awards are presented to top finishers in each class.

Tickets to the Post-race Awards Ceremony and Celebration may be purchased for $50 per person.

To purcharse your tickets online click here.


PHRF – PHRF of Southeast Florida Certificate Required
ARC* – Assigned Rating Class (see note below)
ONE DESIGN – Ocean Racing One Design Fleets (5 boat minimum)
MULTIHULL – MASF Rating Certificate Required or One Design Class
CRUISING CANVAS – For yachts not ordinarily raced. Only working sails allowed (i.e. main, jib, mizzen. No spinnakers or specialty sails allowed)
*Note – Race Committee will assign yachts a rating based on information supplied with entry.

In addition awards for top race finishers, three perpetual trophies have been established to honor the boats that raise the most donations for Hospice by the Sea, Inc., including the Hospice by the Sea Fundraising Challenge Award in honor of the late Diana Stephenson, the Hillsboro Inlet Sailing Club Top Fundraiser Award and the Wes Holmes Memorial Regatta Fundraising Award, which is presented by the Gulfstream Sailing Club.

The 2012 Hospice by the Sea Regatta is proudly hosted by Lauderdale Yacht Club, Hillsoboro Inlet Sailing Club and Gulfstream Sailing Club.

For more information, or to support the 2012 Hospice by the Sea Regatta, please contact Betty Pepper directly at 561-416-5007, or bpepper@hbts.org

Join the 2012 Hospice by the Sea Regatta!

For a copy of the official Notice of Race, please click here.
To register for the 2012 Hospice by the Sea Regatta, please click here.