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Red Cross Regatta to victims of local fires, floods and other disasters). It is also responsible for health and safety training, including CPR, throughout the area. The concept of this event is to not only create a great sailing venue for multiple classes of sailboats, but also to provide surrounding communities with the chance to join in on the fun, all in the name of a great cause. For an entry fee of $5 per adult (children under 12 are free), which goes directly to the American Red Cross, our friends and neighbors can be-

come members of the Miles River Yacht Club for a weekend. The Regatta will consist of 8 to 10 trailerable one design fleets, making it one of the largest such sailing events to be held on the Delmarva Peninsula. There will be nonstop racing for two days. You will have the chance to see all these boats up close and chat with the contestants. In addition to the excitement of the actual boat races, the Yacht Club will host a day at its Olympic-sized pool for all visitors, kids and adults alike. Music will be provided by the Old and New Bluegrass Band, and, of course,

A beautiful day on the Miles. 138

Tidewater Times August 2011  

August 2011 Tidewater Times