BENEFITING: American Cancer Society
EVENT DATE: Aug 17, 2013
Akula, a 1980 Catalina 30 tall rig bowsprit sailing sloop has been competing in the MSSA American Cancer Society Regatta since 2006 in various JAM (jib & main) class divisions. Akula has won multiple 2nd and 3rd place finishes and even taken 1st gun in this event for a division boat for boat finish. With numerous Irish family members the incidence of skin cancers is significant in our team's families, as well many friends and families have been affected by numerous cancers of the brain, body and organs. There are many worthy causes of course, but team Akula has been most committed to finding significant treatments and even cures for the horrible cancers.