Overnight Sailboat Race: Coast Guard Foundation Cup

Press Release
Thursday, January 31, 2013

The Coast Guard Foundation is hosting an overnight sailboat race on April 27-28, 2013, the 'Coast Guard Foundation Cup'.

Managed by the Annapolis Yacht Club (AYC), the race will start and finish outside of Annapolis Harbor. This event marks the second Coast Guard Foundation Cup race and all sponsorship proceeds benefit the Coast Guard Foundation and its support of the men and women of the Coast Guard and their families.

Jim Muldoon, Coast Guard Foundation director, and co-chairman of the Cup said: ”The Coast Guard Foundation Cup is sponsored by Huntington Ingalls, Inc. and METCOR, Inc., and is co-chaired by Jim Muldoon, skipper/owner Donnybrook, and Captain Pat Stadt, USCG (Ret.), an Annapolis multi-hull sailor."

Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association (CBYRA) sanctioned, the Cup is open to sailboats with valid PHRF/Chesapeake 4P ratings; J/30, J/35 and J/105 one design classes; and boats with valid CBYRA Multihull ratings. Boats with IRC ratings will sail in their PHRF class and will be scored for both PHRF and IRC.

Sponsorships are available to individuals and businesses, with proceeds benefiting the Coast Guard Foundation and its support of the men and women of the Coast Guard and their families.

For over 40 years, the Coast Guard Foundation has been committed to inspiring leadership, learning and a proud legacy of service to our nation by supporting the men of women of the United States Coast Guard.

For more information on participating in the Coast Guard Foundation Cup, contact Linda Ambrose, AYC Regatta Manager at 410-263-9147 or lambrose@ayc.com. For information regarding sponsorship opportunities, contact Lisa Reed of the Coast Guard Foundation at (860) 535-0786 or lreed@cgfdn.org.
 


 

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