Louie’s Last Regatta

Louie’s Last Regatta started in 1999 by a group of Milwaukee sailors who wanted a final sailing regatta of the season, and wanted to raise awareness and funding for Children’s Wisconsin.

Milwaukee Bay

September 24

Louie’s Last Regatta

Louie's Last RegattaLouie's Last Regatta is a memorable regatta for sailors and an important fundraiser for Children's Wisconsin. For over 20 years, sailors have been gathering together to celebrate the end of sailing season and to raise money for the kids and families of Wisconsin. 100% of the funds raised by participants directly support programs and services that prevent and ease the suffering of children.

Schedule of events

Friday, September 23 | 6 p.m.

Saturday, September 24 | High Noon

  • Louie's 24th Last Regatta

Post-race celebration will begin at 3 p.m. at South Shore Yacht Club.


For questions about participating in or sponsoring this event, contact Leslie Dess at LDess@chw.org or (414) 266-6322.

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