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Official Charity At Strangford Lough Race Week

18 August 2008

Strangford Lough Race Week were delighted to announce Sail 4 Cancer as the official charity for the 2009 event at Killyleagh Yacht Club’s annual regatta on Saturday July 26th. The biannual event will take place in 2009 from 24th to 27th June and once again will be based at the Killyleagh club.

With over 10 Yacht Clubs, Strangford Lough (on the east coast of County Down in Northern Ireland) is a vibrant sailing area with competitive racing all year. The Strangford Lough Week Race encompass 4 different race areas with committee boat starts in the safe sheltered waters of Ireland’s inland sea and fleets move around the different venues and have a variety of courses.
With at least 200 boats participating, this makes Strangford Lough Race Week the second biggest sailing week in Ireland after the well established Cork Week.

Strangford Lough Race Week are proud to be involved with the charity and hope entrants to the event in 2009 will embrace the chance to combine all the fun on and off the water with an opportunity to raise funds for a very worthwhile cause.

For more information about the race week please visit Strangford Lough Race Week website at www.slrw.org.uk

In picture from left to right: Mrs Clare Bain (Commodore’s wife Killyleagh Yacht Club), Mr Neil Logan (Vice Commodore Killyleagh Yacht Club), Mr David Bain (Commodore Killyleagh Yacht Club), Mr John Weir (Strangford Lough Race Week Chairman).

Official Charity At Strangford Lough Race Week
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