Lake City Yacht Club

Sailing for Leukemia on perfect summer afternoon

Aug 3, 2022
Mary Ann Beck and three friends participated in the Lake City Yacht Club’s annual Sailing for Leukemia fundraiser on Saturday, July 30. The annual two-day event lets people pay for an excursion aboard a participating sailboat, with money raised going to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Beck’s...

Sailing for Leukemia is July 30 and 31

Jul 20, 2022
Pre-registration is open for the 25th annual Sail for Leukemia event hosted by the Lake City Yacht Club on July 30 and 31 in Lake City. For a donation of $25, or $20 for ages 12 and under, people can go on an excursion aboard a sailboat on Lake Pepin. Proceeds benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma...

Yacht club holds annual sailing school

Jun 22, 2022
The Lake City Yacht Club’s Sunfish sailboats were out on Lake Pepin Saturday during the club’s two-day sailing school on June 18-19. According to its website, the club has offered sailing lessons for over 12 years. The basic sailing course includes both classroom and on-the-water instruction. The...

Perfect sailing weather brings windfall for leukemia society

Jul 28, 2021
The weekend of July 24 and 25 was perfect to be on the water enjoying Lake Pepin, according ot the Lake City Yacht Club. With winds consistent at 10 to 15 miles per hour, conditions were ideal for sailing. The Lake City Yacht Club hosted their annual “Sail for Leukemia” fundraiser event to support...

Yacht club’s annual sailing school attracts 23 students

Jun 30, 2021
Twenty-three people learned sailing basics during the Lake City Yacht Club’s two-day sailing school on June 19-20. “We have been running our Sunfish sailing school for at least the past 10 years at Ohuta beach,” said Ashley Tao of the Lake City Yacht Club. “Our goal is to introduce people to...

Council honors Sailing for Leukemia organizer

Nov 13, 2019
The Lake City City Council Monday honored Maggie Simons with a citizen recognition. For 20 years, Simons has organized the Sailing for Leukemia Fundraiser put on by the Lake City Yacht Club. The annual fundraiser lets people experience sailing on Lake Pepin in exchange for a donation to the...

More than 450 sail for leukemia fundraiser

Jul 31, 2019
Sunny skies, warm temperatures, perfect wind on Saturday and a little rain on Sunday the weekend of July 27 and 28 brought 450 visitors to Lake City to participate in and support the 23rd annual Sail for Leukemia, according to the Lake City Yacht Club. 115 Volunteers worked to raise over $15,000,...

Sail for Leukemia returns for 23rd year

Jul 25, 2019
The Lake City Yacht Club will host the 23rd annual Sail for Leukemia July 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Proceeds of the fundraiser will benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), Minnesota Chapter. In 1997 the club was looking for a way to give something back to the community...

Near-record results for Sail for Leukemia

Aug 1, 2018
Sunny skies, warm temperatures, but little wind on the weekend of July 28 and 29 brought close to record numbers of visitors to Lake City to participate in and support the 22nd Annual Sail for Leukemia. 110 volunteers helped raise over $20,000, with more contributions coming in. There were 590...

Sail for Leukemia is July 28-29

Jul 18, 2018
The Lake City Yacht Club will host the 22nd annual Sail for Leukemia July 28 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Proceeds of the fundraiser will benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), Minnesota Chapter. In 1997 the Club was looking for a way to give something back to the community of...

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