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The 24th Annual Hospice Turkey Shoot Regatta
October 4 - October 6
The 24th Annual Hospice Turkey Shoot Regatta will be held October 4th through the 6th on the Rappahannock River off Irvington and registration is now open for this beautiful race for classic sailboats. Go to www.turkeyshoot.org for more information and to complete registration with a discount for early registration. Entry is open to all, racers, cruisers and casual sailors and mono-hull boats of a design at least 20 years old. Other land-based events are also open to the public, including Happy Hours, Dinner and music by the local band Deadrise on Oct. 5th.
Named by the Chesapeake Bay Magazine as a Best of the Bay, this regatta is one of the largest in the Southern Bay, is the largest Hospice regatta in the US and raises funds for Hospice Support Services of the Northern Neck and Riverside Hospice Agencies serving the Gloucester and Tappahannock areas.
According to co-chairmen George Bott and Tom Chapman, this event is a combined effort of the Irvington community, the cited hospice services, the Rappahannock River Yacht Club, the Yankee Point Racing and Cruising Club and Rappahannock Yachts. Mark your calendar and come join the fun!