Hospice Turkey Shoot Regatta plans return event October 1-3 on the Rappahannock River

An earlier Hospice Turkey Shoot Regatta scene on the Rappahannock River. Photo by Yours Truly Photography

The area’s largest sailing regatta, the largest of the U.S. Hospice Regattas, plans to return this fall in its traditional three-day format, from October 1-3, on the Rappahannock River.

A decision will be made by the committee shortly based in part on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local guidance.

This popular event in Irvington, at times fielding up to 140 of the most beautiful classic design monohulls on the bay, will be based at Rappahannock Yachts on Carter Creek and will be co-hosted by the Rappahannock River Yacht Club and the Yankee Point Racing and Sailing Club on Myers Creek.

Details will be posted at www.turkeyshoot.org or Yachtscoring.com.

According to Tom Chapman and George Bott, event co-chairmen, the regatta is open to….[to-view-more]