Oceanside Yacht Club to host 15th annual Elizabeth Hospice Charity Regatta

Two-day sail event in August will raise money for the seriously ill and their families in San Diego and Inland Empire.

OCEANSIDE — San Diego’s northernmost yacht club will host a charity regatta for The Elizabeth Hospice in August.

The 15th annual Charity Regatta to benefit The Elizabeth Hospice comes to Oceanside Harbor, Aug. 5-6; Oceanside Yacht Club hosts the event.

Sailboat races kick off at noon on both Aug. 5 and 6. Attendees and participants can purchase food and drink beginning at 4 p.m. on both days. Bids for the silent auction and raffle purchases will also be available each afternoon.

The grand prize raffle drawing includes a 7-day Holland America Cruise for two to the Caribbean, Mexico, Canada/New England or Alaska. The cruise drawing is $20 per ticket. The public can join the fun “on the water” and board a luxury powerboat for a $100 per person donation to The Elizabeth Hospice.

Entry fee to race in the two-day regatta is $50 and daily post-race parties are open to the public free of charge beginning at 3:00 p.m., Saturday and 2:00 p.m., Sunday.

Visit oceansideyc.net or contact the regatta chair, Terri Manok, at 760-207-9489 or email tmanok@sbcglobal.net to register for the race or learn more about the weekend activities. Contact Korie Duke at Korie.Duke@ehospice.org or call 760-796-3722 regarding the spectator boat and cruise raffle tickets.

The Elizabeth Hospice is a nonprofit providing emotional, medical and spiritual support to the seriously ill and their families in San D06iego and Inland Empire. The nonprofit was established in 1978 and has since served more than 95,000 patients and their families.

Oceanside YC is located at 1950 Harbor Drive North, Oceanside.

Elizabeth Hospice and OYC photo

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