Seattle Singles Yacht club sponsored the 25th Annual Northwest Harvest Benefit Race on Oct. 7th, out of Shilshole Bay Marina. Following the Race to Fight Hunger, skippers and crew attended an awards ceremony followed by an auction, dinner and dance at the Ballard Elks Lodge.
This year’s Race to Fight Hunger winners are:
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.
First: Mike Hirsch on High Hopes, a Nauticat44.
Through fundraising and food collection, SSYC has provided more than one million meals to Washington State residents over the past 25 years. In 2016, SSYC raised over $24,000 to help Northwest Harvest feed local residents.
Special thanks to our generous sponsors: Evermark, Adam’s Moving Service and the winning skippers of the Kirkland Summer Sailing Series. Their support will help provide even more food through Northwest Harvest.