Northwest Harvest Benefit Race


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 2018 Benefit Race is scheduled for Sept. 22nd

Skippers–please mark your calendars for the 26th annual sailboat race to benefit Northwest Harvest! As in past years, the race will be held out of Shilshole Bay Marina starting at  noon. The Skippers’ mandatory meeting will be at 9 a.m. in the parking lot of the Ballard Elks Lodge.

Race entry fee is $45 and that includes one ticket to the dinner/dance/auction. Each boat is also asked to bring 1 pound of food per boat length OR donate $1 per foot.  SSYC volunteers will weigh the food during the skippers’ meeting and NWH will have a truck available to collect donations. After Sept. 17th, race entry fee goes to $55.

For skipper guests, the dinner/dance/auction party tickets are $50 per person. Ticket prices go to $60 per person after Sept. 17th.  Race registration and additional party tickets can be purchased with PayPal below, or at any Monday night meeting.

In Summary:

Party Location: Ballard Elks Lodge, 6411 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle.

Race + 1 party ticket=$45.

Additional party tickets= $50.

Dance only tickets=$25 purchased at the door.

Race meeting 9 a.m.  Race start noon.

No-host Happy hour and Silent Auction start at 5:30.

Race Awards 6:30 p.m.

Dinner 7 p.m.

Dancing 8:30 p.m

The Race Registration form is here:


Skippers can pay either by using the PayPal link below or sending a check to the SSYC address on the Registration Form.

Race & Party Registration

Seattle Singles Yacht club raised $34,000 in 2017, thanks to generous donors, skippers and club members.

The 2017 Race to Fight Hunger winners were:

Flying Sails:

First: Chuck Stephens on Panic, a J/105.
Second: Mike Sinclair on Surt, a C & C 41.
Third: Jerry Stephenson on Margo, a Delphia 33.
Fourth: Joe Grande on Whisper, a Catalina 320.

Non Flying Sails winners:

First: Alan Vogt on Blue Fin, a Catalina 42.
Second: Roger Drill on Caprice, an Ericson 29.
Third: Tom McPherson on Maestrale, an Ericson 32.
Fourth: Arnold Amenda on Fortune Teller, a Newport 28.

Half Fast:

First: Mike Hirsch on High Hopes, a Nauticat44.