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Connecticut yacht showcase will benefit charities

The third annual Greenwich Harbor Yacht Showcase will be held Oct. 2-4 at the Delamar Hotel in Greenwich, Conn. All proceeds benefit Spinal Research, whose focus is to find a cure for paralysis, and Shake-A-Leg's adaptive sailing program for the disabled.

The event kicks off with the "WOW! Walk On Water" benefit featuring comedian Robert Klein. Celebrity guests will include gold medalist paralympic sailors, acclaimed musicians and spinal research industry experts.

Live auction items include private in-home performances by world-renowned violinist Gregory Harrington, and the "first lady of classical guitar," Liona Boyd; a personal training and/or boxing session with Ngo, the two-time Golden Gloves champion; a five-night vacation package in South Africa; and a half-day boat trip/inventing boot camp with inventor Dr. Robert Yonover of See Rescue Corp., in Honolulu.

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