Hospice Cup Sails to Success
Despite the ominous clouds and windless conditions, Hospice Cup XXX sailed to success with a wonderful race, auction and Shore Party on Saturday, September 24th at Annapolis Sailing School. A total of 75 boats raced and 375 supporters attended the Shore Party.
It was truly a wonderful event and we are delighted that money raised will go towards helping to provide bereavement services to children.
We would like to thank our generous 2011 sponsors:
- Mrs. Gullan Kass
- Dick and Sabra Ladd
- Bill and Rose Lovelace
- McArthy Trophy
- Merrill Foundation
- Cullen and Ailsa Murray
- Robison International
- The Lesly and Pat Sajak Foundation
- Tech USA
Sailors and Top Fundraisers Awarded Coveted Trophies
With tough sailing conditions, a cooperative of the Shearwater Sailing Club, Storm Trysail Club and Annapolis Corinthans coordinated the officiating of the race on Saturday with 75 boats competing for a chance to participate in the National Hospice Regatta in St. Petersburg. Some highlights of the race are as follows:
The Hank Lawton Trophy: Top Fundraiser: Riley Chadwick, a junior racer, raised a whopping $3,048!
The ARINC Trophy: Helmsmanship by a Midshipman: Midshipman Mary Cox aboard Allegiance
The Sajak Family Foundation Trophy: Best in Cruising One Design: Carl and Scott Gitchell aboard Tenacious
The Hal Kass Memorial Trophy: Best in PHRF: Brian Jones aboard Problem Child
Best in Fleet: Carl and Scott Gitchell aboard Tenacious
The Martin F. McCarthy Memorial Trophy: Best in Hospice Class: Greg Whalen aboard Sailin’ Whalen
The Lovelace/Sniegon Memorial Trophy: Best in Hospice Class with a Caregiver on Board: Vicki Saporta aboard Pleiades
The Allan C. Westcott Trophy: Caregiver on Board Hospice Class Caregiver Boat: Karen Bryant aboard Pleiades
The Hospice Cup Trophy sponsored by Robison International : Consistent High Performance over Three Years; Cedric Lewis and Fredrik Salvesen aboard Mirage