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4th Annual Paddle for Fun & Paddle for a Cause
Detroit Yacht Club ? Belle Isle ? Detroit Michigan Friday May 19, 2017  6:00pm
 
The Leukemia Cup is a fund raising event held in various cities each summer in North America.  It is dedicated to raising money to be used in research for blood disorder diseases such a Leukemia and Lymphoma.  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the primary organizer for Leukemia Cup
 
This year?s Detroit area Leukemia Cup is being held in the Detroit River and Lake St. Clair on the May 19-20 Weekend.  The Detroit River portion of this event will be on Friday Evening, May 19, 2017 and, for the fourth year in a row, we are including a Kayak course along with our courses for small sailboats and also this year we are expanding to include Standup Paddleboards with Racing and Recreational Divisions for each.  Award Flags will be presented to the First, Second, and Third Place finishers in each of the following classes: 
 

Men?s Racing Kayaks ? Over 18? Length
Women?s Racing Kayaks ? Over 18? Length 
Men?s Racing Standup Paddleboards ? 12?6? Length and Over
Women?s Racing Standup Paddleboards ? 12?6?Length and Over
Recreational Kayaks ? 18? Length or Under (Men & Women Combined)
Recreational Standup Paddleboards ? Under 12?6? Length (Men & Women Combined) 
 
 
Kayakers may launch their own boats at the Detroit Yacht Club and are welcome to make use of the club?s bar and restaurant facilities after the paddle.
 
For those who would like to rent a kayak for this event, Tiffany VanDeHey of Riverside Kayak
Connection will have some available for rental at the Detroit Yacht Club for $20 (half the usual rental fee).  Rental arrangements must be made in advance. 

Call Riverside Kayak Connection at 734-285-2925 (www.riversidekayak.com).
 
Racing starts at 7pm but please arrive before 6pm to make sure that your registration is complete and to launch.  (The committee will be on site by 5pm)
For more information contact Bill Lynch at 313-983-4753 or email wmjlynch@comcast.net 
  
Designated Classes
Men?s Racing Kayaks ? Over 18? Length
Women?s Racing Kayaks ? Over 18? Length
Men?s Racing Standup Paddleboards ? 12?6? Length and Over
Women?s Racing Standup Paddleboards ? 12?6?Length and Over
Recreational Kayaks ? 18? Length or Under (Men & Women Combined)
Recreational Standup Paddleboards ? Under 12?6? Length (Men & Women Combined)
 
Starting Sequences All Classes
Horn Attention Signal 1859 (6:59pm)
Warning Gun 1900 (7:00pm)


All Racing Kayak and Racing Standup Paddleboard Classes (Combined Start)
Preparatory Four Minute Horn 1901 (7:01pm)
One Minute Horn 1904 (7:04pm) 
Starting Gun 1905 (7:05pm)


Kayak Recreational Class and Recreational Standup Paddleboard Classes (Combined Start)
Preparatory Four Minute Horn 1906 (7:06pm)
One Minute Horn 1909 (7:09pm) 
Starting Gun 1910 (7:10pm)

 

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The Leukemia Cup Regatta
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Suzy Leech  |  Katie Pettibone  |  Paige and Zach Railey   |  Dawn Riley   |  Matt Rutherford   |  Anna Tunnicliffe

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