BENEFITING: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper
After a successful 2016 event, the Southern Sailing Club will honor Chattahoochee Riverkeeper once again at this year’s Love the Lake Open Regatta. The three-day event will be held at Sunrise Cove Marina in Gainesville, GA on the weekend of September 8-10. The Regatta is structured as a fundraiser to support the vital work of CRK. Skippers will check-in and enjoy a social hour on Friday, September 8 where they will receive final Sailing Instructions. Sailboat racing begins Saturday where racers will compete in two to five races. During the race, a shoreline cleanup will take place for canoers, kayakers, paddlers and hikers. A dinner party for racers and CRK supporters will follow on Saturday evening and will include a happy hour and dinner with live music, dancing, a silent auction and raffles. Racing picks up again Sunday morning, and there will be a social hour, cook-out and awards ceremony immediately following the conclusion of racing on Sunday.