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- Austin Yacht Club Leukemia Cup
- 10.02.2009 - 10.04.2009
- Austin Yacht Club - Austin
- Texas Circuit
Going into its fourth year at Austin Yacht Club, the Leukemia Cup Regatta continues to be the largest event hosted by the club, and has enjoyed great success raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Scheduled for early October, the Leukemia Cup Regatta is held during the best time of year for sailing in Austin, and every year so far the Regatta has delivered excellent breezes, mild temperatures, & fantastic competition. In 2008 the Vipers showed up for the first time at AYC's Leukemia Cup, with three Viper 640's enjoying grin-inducing planing runs and close competition throughout the weekend. In 2009, we plan on at least doubling the number of Vipers in attendance and doubling the fun!
- Austin Yacht Club - Website
- 5906 Beacon Drive
AYC is located on 35 acres of lakefront property on the shore of Lake Travis, in the heart of the Texas hill country yet only 30 minutes from downtown Austin.
Activities are organized year round, with racing of some kind almost every weekend and many weekday nights during the summer months.
The club supports local high school sailing teams and hosts the University of Texas sailing team.
The club also offers on-the-water and classroom-based training for members and non-members, including a kids' summer camp.
Facilities include docks in two sheltered coves with slips for 160 boats up to 30' in length, and up to 76 board boats stored on the docks for easy launch access. In addition there are over 200 parking spaces on the grounds for trailered boats, with two launch ramps that are usable over a wide range of lake levels.
The grounds also feature two mast-stepping cranes and a members' work area for boat maintenance and repair. The work area has a hoist capable of lifting boats up to 30'.
There are five cabins and seven screened camp shelters on site which may be rented by members and their guests. The cabins are winterized, air-conditioned, and have kitchen facilities. A limited number of RV hookups and camp sites are also available. There are also numerous picnic tables and BBQ facilities scattered around the grounds.
The clubhouse overlooks the lake and swimming pool and can accommodate several hundred people for parties and social events. The immediate clubhouse area is also served by WiFi high speed Internet access.
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