National Results

National Results

We salute Gary Jobson and Our Top Supporters Everywhere

In 2015, more than 10,000 sailors from around the country combined a passion for sailing with an equal passion to fight cancer, raising more than $3.8 million to help cure blood cancers. Since the start of the Leukemia Cup Regatta campaign in 1987, more than $54 million has been raised by the sailing community to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's programs. 

Leukemia Cup Regatta participants were led in their efforts by world class sailor, television commentator and author Gary Jobson, who serves as the event's national chairman. Gary was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2003. We salute him for helping us fight these cancers.

Our deepest thanks to all of the sailors, yacht clubs and sponsors who participated in 2015. We are so grateful for your fantastic support!

Top 2015 Fundraising Leukemia Cup Regattas

  • San Francisco Yacht Club, San Francisco, CA - $678,000
  • Columbia Yacht Club, Chicago, IL $431,902
  • Savannah Yacht Club, Savannah, GA $412,073
  • Eastport/Annapolis Yacht Clubs, Annapolis, MD $266,557
  • Southern Yacht Club, New Orleans, LA $252,039
  • Elliott Bay Marina, Seattle, WA $241,865
  • New York Yacht Club, Newport, RI $228,000
  • Washington Sailing Marina, Alexandria, VA $167,986
  • Southern Chesapeake, Deltaville, VA $135,806
  • Houston Yacht Club, Houston, TX $123,505

Top Team Fundraising Participants

  • Jen and Matt Cromar, San Francisco Yacht Club, Belvedere, CA, raising $56,050.  Team members: Jen and Matt Cromar
  • Skimmer, Charleston Ocean Racing Association, Charleston, SC, raising $52,750.  Team members: Bill McKenzie, Miles Martschink
  • Team Chance, San Francisco Yacht Club, raising $47,350.  Team members: Conrad Gann, Stanley Hales and Torin Knorr 
  • Team Tartan, Washington Sailing Marina, Alexandria, VA, raising $45,000.  Team members: Laura Davis, Chris McGraw, Gary McGraw, Esther Yonge
  • Team  Zephyr, Southern Yacht Club, New Orleans, LA, raising $40,175.  Team members: David Erwin, Robert Kottler, Devon Sweeney 

Top Individual Fundraising Participants 

  • John McNeil, San Francisco Yacht Club, $61,814
  • Tracy Howard, Columbia Yacht Club, Chicago, IL, $47,202
  • Chris Kostanecki San Francisco Yacht Club, $45,965
  • Bill Nolan, San Francisco Yacht Club, $44,600
  • Guy Brierre, Southern Yacht Club, $39,676

    Congratulations to the following sailors who qualified to participated in the 2015 Fantasy Sail With Gary Jobson:

    Burton Benrud Jr
    Peter Bentley
    Allen Borne
    John Boyle
    Guy Brierre
    Jeff Burch
    Antony Chapman
    Brenda Cheney
    Michael Coleman
    Robert DeJong
    John Dodge
    Kathy Downs
    Stu Friedman
    Pamela Gaffigan
    Blaine Gahagan
    Jay Grafenstein
      Ted Hannig
    John Heintz
    Tracy Howard
    Bill Jones
    Harvie Jordan
    David? Joyner
    Ken Kleinschrodt
    Schley Knight
    Chris Kostanecki
    Carl Krawitt
    Ann Lacey
    Tyler Lehfeldt
    Nancy Levy
    Lisa Liles
    Mark McLaughlin
    John McNeil
    Scotty Murray
    Nick Myers
      Bill Nolan
    Nelson Pemberton
    Tom Purdy
    Matt Regan
    David Reich
    Chris Robertson
    Doug Robinson
    Cruz Schroeder
    Diane Simon
    Bob Smith
    Elizabeth Thorndike
    Tom Vickers
    Jim Wade
    Mark Walsh
    Rob Whittet
    William and Colleen Wildner
    Travis Wilhite
    Alan Wolper


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    Celebrity Endorsers
    Betsy Alison  |  Steve Benjamin  |  Steve Colgate  |  Carrie Howe  |  Terry Hutchinson  |  Gary Jobson  |  
    Suzy Leech  |  Katie Pettibone  |  Paige and Zach Railey   |  Dawn Riley   |  Matt Rutherford   |  Anna Tunnicliffe

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