Fleur de Lis Regatta
Wednesday, January 17, 2018  

About the Fleur De Lis Regatta

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Event History

In 1993, with the help of noted sailing expert and ESPN commentator Gary Jobson, the Maryland Chapter of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society hosted the first Leukemia Cup Regatta in Annapolis. Enthusiam for the event spread across the country and in 1999 thirty-eight chapters participated in the National Leukemia Cup Regatta program.

DCL logoThis year the Sailing for a Cure Foundation is teaming up with Gilda’s Club Louisville for the annual Louisville Fleur De Lis Regatta – and it’s going to be better than ever!

About Gilda's Club Louisville

Gilda’s Club Louisville, named in memory of Saturday Night Live’s Gilda Radner, is a place where people living with cancer – and those who love them – find strength and comfort from members sharing their experiences and wisdom with each other.   Anyone touched by cancer – any type of cancer – newly diagnosed or survivor, adults, children, their families and friends, are welcome.

Gilda’s Club Louisville offers 100+ free events each month – support and networking groups, education, exercise, cooking and nutrition, art and social events such as book clubs, gardening, movie and game nights, seasonal parties and potlucks, and so much more.

The Fleur De Lis Regatta enables you and others to join the many sailors who have teamed up to support the mission of Gilda’s Club Louisville: to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. 

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Louisville Waterfront: Site of the Fleur de Lis Regatta

For more photos from previous events visit the SailLouisville.org photo gallery.