Tag archives: regatta

SB Yacht Club’s 19th Annual Regatta for VNA Health
By Joanne A Calitri   |   September 19, 2023

The Santa Barbara Yacht Club’s 19th Annual Regatta Fundraiser for VNA Health took place on Saturday, September 9, from 11 am to 7 pm. The upbeat event was sold out to 350 lucky attendees supporting the cause. Guests were greeted with sunglasses, baseball caps with both organizations’ logos, and a goodie bag with chocolates and […]

Charity Regatta: Yacht Club Prepares for Another Race Towards Support
By Sigrid Toye   |   August 29, 2023

The Santa Barbara Yacht Club (SBYC) has a beloved, fun-filled tradition of racing boats and raising funds through its annual Charity Regatta, this year on Saturday, September 9 from 11:30 am until 7 pm. The event is in support of the community care programs and services of VNA Health. The annual Charity Regatta, hosted by […]

Anchors Aweigh!
By Lynda Millner   |   September 19, 2019

For the 15th time the Santa Barbara Yacht Club (SBYC) has sponsored a Regatta for Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care (VNHC). They have both been around for over one hundred years. Scott Deardorff serves as SBYC Commodore and Francie Lufkin as Staff Commodore and Regatta co-chair along with co-chair Nick Sebastian. After mimosas and brunch, […]

Vitamin Sea
By Richard Mineards   |   September 12, 2019

A tidal wave of generosity swept over the 147-year-old Santa Barbara Yacht Club for the 15th annual Yachts of Love regatta, which was expected to raise more than $120,000 for the 111-year-old Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care from the more than 400 guests. The nautical jolly, which since its inception has raised more than $1.4 […]

Charity Regatta Thank You
By Lynda Millner   |   September 12, 2019

Before the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care (VNHC) Charity Regatta given by the Santa Barbara Yacht Club (SBYC) in early September, they had a special thank you cocktail party for their Regatta sponsors. It’s interesting to note that each organization has been in Santa Barbara for over one hundred years. It was a perfect evening […]

Rubber Duck Regatta
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   May 31, 2018

This Sunday, June 3, at 10 am, the Montecito Rotary Club and the Montecito YMCA will co-host the first Montecito Rubber Duck Regatta to raise funds for the YMCA, local scholarships, and other Rotarian service projects.  During the event, 1,000 ducks will race from one end of the Montecito YMCA pool to the other, fueled […]