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Team Tartan 2017: The Cup is (Virtually) Yours!

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Today Team Tartan sailed a virtual Leukemia Cup one week early since we’ll be scattered to the winds during the actual race next week. The good news is that we won the race! Sadly, we also came in last. We’ve been raising money for the Leukemia Cup for nine years. This year, with your help, […]

The 2016 Leukemia Cup is Yours! Team Tartan Sails Again

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We’ve been sailing the Leukemia Cup for 8 years in a row now as Team Tartan and raising lots of money to fight blood cancer. We’re super pleased and proud to report that because of you, our 106 donors, the 2016 Leukemia Cup is yours! Together we raised $59,729 this year. Just wow. Extra special […]

Team Tartan: Practice Makes Perfect, but Nobody’s Perfect, so Why Practice?

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Or something like that. For the last eight years, my brother Chris and I have been sailing the National Capitol Leukemia Cup regatta. We mostly do this to raise money to fight leukemia (a disease that killed our mother), but we also like to win the race on the water. Over the years we have […]

Team Tartan Wishes You a Happy New Year

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Team Tartan gathered over the holidays to celebrate our year. Thanks to all of our sponsors and donors! Together, we’re defeating blood cancers. You can read about the race here.

The 2015 Cup is Yours: Team Tartan Takes the Leukemia Cup

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A huge thank you to our 93 Team Tartan supporters for 2015! We did it again! The cup is yours. This year we raised a record $45,499 thanks to you. YOU GUYS ROCK! Special thanks to Phil Venables who this year upped his donation to a jaw dropping $30,000. Thanks as well to our major […]

Team Tartan Breaks Fundraising Record (More to Go Tho)

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We’re sailing the Leukemia Cup in kilts for sure again this year since we trounced our $30,000 fundraising goal. So far we’ve raised just over $43,000 and our NEW GOAL is $45,000! Sailing our way to $45K! You can help… GIVE TO TEAM TARTAN! We have one week to go before the race. In fact, […]

Team Tartan Sails Again: 2015 Leukemia Cup

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We’ve had some stellar years sailing the Leukemia Cup, and we’re at it again. Please consider supporting Team Tartan again as we raise money to fight blood cancer! When we hit our goal, we sail in KILTS! Last year we were #3 in the nation fundraising. We’re shooting to beat that this year. Fundraising for […]

Team Tartan Work Featured in May/June Sailing World

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Thanks to our incredibly generous donors (especially Phil Venables and Mason Brown), Team Tartan was the #3 Fundraiser in the country last year. To celebrate our accomplishment and drive more participation, the Leukemia Cup people produced this ad which will run in the May/June issue of sailing world. Needless to say, we are both proud […]

Team Tartan Sails Saturday

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Commodore Chris, Team Tartan, and I are proud to announce that because of your supremely magnanimous generosity we have exceeded our Team Tartan fundraising goal. So far, we’ve collectively raised $20,000 to fight blood cancer. Thanks to all of you, and especially to our longtime supporters who plussed up 10% this year. Awesome. Donations are […]

Eilean Donan Castle: Ancestral Home of McGraw/McCrae

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Our trip to the Scottish highlands was short (only two days), but we brought with us the best weather in years. As a McGraw, a visit to the ancestral home of yore was in order. Eileen Donan Castle is the seat of the McCrae clan (aka McGraw on the American side of the pond). The […]

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