Hospice Turkey Shoot Regatta set Oct. 3

Responding to the COVID-19 guidelines, and to offer a safe and fun outlet for sailors, the Turkey Shoot board of directors decided to hold a modified regatta, reports co-chairman Tom Chapman of the Rappahannock River Yacht Club (RRYC).

The event will be a pursuit race, October 3, on the Rappahannock River, with no land activities planned at present. Slips, moorings and an anchoring area on Carter Creek in Irvington will be available to those boats which choose to come on Friday evening or wish to stay later. Check www.turkeyshoot.org.

This is the silver anniversary of the regatta’s association with, and fund-raising efforts for, local Hospice services, said co-chairman George Bott of the Yankee Point Racing and Cruising Club (YPRCC).

Normally this would be a three-day event, with lots of activities ashore for…

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