Boatbusters Race Registration

Register your boat for the first Halloween Boatbusters Race in the NY Harbor

Racing boats shall be ready to race at on Saturday 10/31/2020 at 10:45am by channel buoy G1.

Click here for Notice of Race

  • Register to race by filling and submitting the form to the right
  • While the participation in the race is FREE each boat is pledging to raise at least $50 for Sailors & Seniors Helping Jersey City Homeless People.
  • In order to register to the race, please send a proof of donating a minimum of $25 to the Go Fund Me campaign linked above. (screenshot is acceptable)
  • This amount can be pledged towards the boat crew’s total fundraising yield

Click here for Sailing Instructions

Register for the Boatbusters Race

I have made an initial contribution of $25 to Sailors & Seniors Helping Jersey City Homeless People

My Crew will be raising additional funds to meet the minimum $50 pledge by Saturday 10/31/2020 at 3pm.

See below ways you can fundraise

Fundraising can be done as follows:

  • Soliciting your friends, family and networks
  • Trick or Treat on Liberty Landing Marina’s docks between 1-3pm where you join a team of Trick-or-Treaters to solicit marina tenants to either make a $ donation to fund this initiative via Go Fund Me (AKA – “Trick”) or donate a coat or food items (see list) (AKA – “Treat”). Each Trick-or-Treat Team will be assigned docks to fundraise on.
  • Donations can be done through HERE – Trick-or-Treaters should share the GoFundMe link with donors who can then show a confirmation of their donation

In addition to (or in lieu of) money donations, people may donate gently used and clean coats of all sizes and food items for the homeless. Food items we recommend as donation:

  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Canned whole/crushed/diced tomato sauce
  • Canned beans

Coats and food items donations shall be delivered along with a report of the total $ amount raised by the team to M/V Bon Voyage (owned by Michele Wiemer) located on I Dock by Saturday 10/31/2020 @3pm. An Event Committee member will record the team’s collected donations.

Awards to:

  • Best boat decoration
  • Best costume (individual or crew)
  • Boat race winners
  • Trick-or-Treat Team to raise the most money
  • Trick-or-Treat Team to raise the most Coats and Food items

Winners announcement:

Winners will be announced later in the evening via email and social media.

Additional information:

  • The event will be conducted under safety guidelines to prevent the spread of covid-19:
    • Participants MUST wear face covering while on public and dock areas of the marina
    • Crews of up to 6 people/dock will be allowed to participate in Trick or Treat Activity
    • Participants are required to practice social distancing while on the docks
  • Funds collected are processed through – an online crowdfunding platform

For questions and/or comments please contact:

Boatbusters Chairperson – Nitzan Levy –

LYC Rear Commodore – Beth Daugherty –