Charity Regatta



Please join us on Sunday, August 25, 2019 for a day of relaxing boating, friendship, food and fun as we celebrate the 35th Erie Yacht Club Charity Regatta, which benefits the American Red Cross of Northwestern PA. This year’s event will continue to feature a five-mile sailboat race, live music, great food and drink, ducky races and an auction.

Individual boats may enter the event for a fixed price of $325, which includes 5 wristbands - one for the captain and four for the crew. The wristbands provide admission to the event, beverages and a buffet lunch. Additional wristbands may be purchased for $25 each.
We have also expanded our sponsor levels to include a Fleet Sponsor. Fleet Sponsors will be recognized on the event’s advertising and promotional materials, offered complimentary table top exhibition space during the event, be permitted to enter up to four boats in the event, and will be entered in the Commodore’s Challenge. The Commodore’s Challenge is a competition among the Fleet Sponsors. Each Fleet Sponsor will be assigned a fleet of racing sailboats (assignments will be based on PHRF ratings). The fleet with the lowest, aggregate adjusted times for the race will win the challenge. Prizes will be awarded to the fleet sponsor for of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place fleets.

We would appreciate your support of this event by selecting one of the following sponsor levels:

  • Fleet Sponsor   $2,500
  • Gold Sponsor    $2,000
  • Silver Sponsor   $1,000
  • Bronze Sponsor $500
  • Boat Sponsor     $325
  • Kayak, Jet Ski    $50

Please see the details of these sponsor levels on the attached registration form. To register as a sponsor, please call the American Red Cross at 814-240-7576, or return the registration form with your payment information.

All proceeds directly benefit local American Red Cross disaster relief efforts. Did you know...

  • That $1,000 provides food and shelter for a family of 4 for 5 days following a disaster;
  • Over 4,150 smoke alarms have been installed in Erie County homes by Red Cross volunteers;
  • Most American Red Cross disaster relief assistance is provided to uninsured families.

The American Red Cross is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and Contributions to the are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law (tax ID is: 53-0196605). A receipt letter will be provided after the Regatta to acknowledge the tax-deductible portion of your sponsor fee.
Thank you for considering a sponsorship of this event!

Registration & Sponsor Form

Michael Bova
2019 EYC Charity Regatta Chair
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Pam Masi, Executive Director
American Red Cross of Northwestern PA
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