Coronado Yacht Club to host 10th annual The Amazing Race for Children’s Wishes

Auction items include weeklong boat charter in British Virgin Islands and bay cruise aboard a Beneteau.

CORONADO — A Southern California yacht club will host a benefit event to raise money for Make-A-Wish San Diego.

The 10th annual The Amazing Race for Children’s Wishes will be held June 9 at Coronado Yacht Club, with special appearances by local broadcast journalists.

Attendees participate in a bicycle race similar to “The Amazing Race” television show.

The bicycle race begins at 10 a.m., with the silent raffle and raffles opening at noon. Live music from Wag the Dog, Wish Kids interviews and winners of the silent and live auctions, raffle and race winners will be announced at 2:15 p.m.

Live auction items include a weeklong bare boat charger at the British Virgin Islands, San Diego Bay cruise aboard a 38-foot Beneteau Swift Trawler and one-week cruise for two aboard Seadream Yacht Club, among others.

Coronado YC, Coronado Cays Yacht Club and Navy Yacht Club organize the annual event.

Coronado YC is located at 1631 Strand Way in Coronado.

Dagmar Midcap of NBC 7 News in San Diego and former NBC 7 anchor Bill Menish headline the entertainment portion of the benefit event.

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