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August Month Long Tournament 
Starting, Wednesday August 1
Beginning Ukulele Classes 
Starting Monday, August 6 
Operation Clean Sweep
Saturday, August 25 
Anglers Tuna Tournament
Saturday, August 25-Sunday, August 26
Catalina Cruise
Thursday, September 6-Saturday, September 8
Sunday, September 9-Saturday, September 15

Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 15 
Marlin Tournament & Awards Banquet
Saturday, September 22-Sunday, September 23



To date, through SWYC's annual Benefit on the Bay events, more than $700,000 has been raised to support Southwestern Yacht Club's approved beneficiaries. With your help, we will continue that success during 2018. 

Southwestern Yacht Club is pleased to present Benefit on the Bay as our annual fundraising event in April and May of 2018. Proceeds from this event will help support the programs and services of ElderHelp of San Diego. Over 1,000 San Diegans from around the Bay participate in the event each year. We invite you to come on board as a Benefit on the Bay underwriting sponsor or auction donor and we will ensure that you and/or your organization receive maximum recognition. 

This year Southwestern Yacht Club hopes that we can count on you to help reach our goal and assist ElderHelp of San Diego provide personalized services and information to help seniors remain independent and live with dignity in their own homes. ElderHelp has assisted over 90,000 older San Diegans and their families through care management, grocery shopping, home share, home safety, information and referrals, as well as elder abuse information and education. Last year alone, ElderHelp of San Diego provided services to over 5,000 San Diego seniors. We are grateful for your generosity and look forward to partnering with you in these very special events. Approximately 80% of donated dollars go directly to Senior Services. 

Three great events all to Benefit ElderHelp!!

Bottom Fishing Tournament
 Sat, May 5, 2018

Beacon of Light Event
Sat, June 16, 2018

Charity Bay Race
Sun, June 17, 2018

How can you help?

*Become informed about ElderHelp: brochures at front desk.
Website: http://www.elderhelpofsandiego.org/

*HELP with donation opportunities: Both personally and/or any corporate ideas or contacts you may have
(Think Gift cards, Gift baskets, Wine and Services)

*Volunteer: Join our great group of dedicated members.
(watch for Halyards with opportunities to help out.)

*Attend: each fun event has lots of great auction items and opportunity drawings available!



 A special 'Thank You' to our current sponsors:

 Adopt a Senior Sponsor
Lighthouse Sponsor
Lantern Sponsor
Beacon Sponsor
  Cheryl Veldheuisn
Linda Lynn
Cliff Clifford

    Durham Newton Legal
Nurse Consulting
Tara Bohannon-Newton  
     Chuck & Odette Ebersole

Russ & Veola Cornelius

        Jobsite Supply Company 

The Benefit launches on Sunday, June 17, 2018, with the Charity Bay Race. For 30 years, Southwestern Yacht Club has presented what has become one of the largest charity regattas in the nation featuring a pursuit start on a challenging 10-mile course around beautiful San Diego Bay. Following the Charity Bay Race, is a post-race party, BBQ with entertainment, a raffle and awards.


The Benefit continues on Saturday, June 16, 2018 with a radiant evening Beacon of Light Event.  Rays of Light will shine bright as Southwestern Yacht Club transforms for this exciting evening of cocktails,
hors d’oeuvres, opportunity drawings, silent auctions and ending with an adopt a senior auction.


The Benefit is completed on Saturday, May 5, 2018 with the 47th Annual Anglers' Bottom Fishing Tournament. This ever-popular event includes an early morning breakfast and a full day of fishing, wrapping up with a delicious fish fry dinner, along with live and silent auctions and a raffle. 


For more information about ways to support this event, or to purchase tickets, please contact: 
SWYC Front Office: info@southwesternyc.org or (619) 222-0438
Executive Chair, Bobbie Irwin: wellnessbobbie@yahoo.com or (619) 726-3035

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