The S4L Twelve Meter Regatta is less than two weeks away! Many great SL sailors have already clambered onboard to compete, but we still have have two or three racing slots left. Sign up here to join us to race, to have fun, and to support Cancer Research!
If you join the regatta, wondrous things will happen: you’ll get a free Trudeau 12 Meter Raceboat plus optional sail and hull textures by Diamond Marchant and J Trudeau. If you talk to Jane Fossett (that’s me), you’ll also get Offshore Racing Gear courtesy of Jane and Surfwidow Beaumont!
But most important… if you join the S4L 12M Regatta you’ll help drive the SLSailing’s RFL campaign to fund cancer research, and that’s no small deal. Cancer is a brutal, relentless disease that’s been around since the dinosaurs. Basic science now has the tools to work out the fundamental pathophysiology of many common tumors however, and it looks like the finish line is finally in sight. If we join together world-wide, maybe we can find the necessary resources to stamp this dread disease out, once and for all.
But more on that later; I need to talk about the Regatta!
Racers, staff, supporters, and spectators should all join the 2015 S4L 12M REGATTA group in Second Life ( URI= secondlife:///app/group/8f139750-7e6a-038f-2d5d-2c51f6cbdd26/about). We’ll post updates and then do play-by-play in chat for all the race action in North Sea the weekend of June 20-21.
For all Race Teams, please note I’ve opened threads on SLSailing.co and VirtualWorldSailing that include the Regatta Rules and all updated info. You can find details there on the Qualifying Races, including the chart and wind conditions! Sailors who have questions or concerns might find it easiest to post their issues there for all to see and respond to.
I have much more to say about the boat, S4L, and omg the wonderful donors to this regatta, but maybe that will wait until next time!