LYC celebrates success of Bay Cup I Regatta

4-1XBayCupX1X-XJXRogers-8810The 2016 Bay Cup I Regatta held March 5 finished as a huge success. Nearly 45 boats launched from Trinity Bay, with seven classes running multiple races through Saturday. Lakewood Yacht Club hosted the event, which featured long-distance, multi-leg racing.

Sponsors who helped make the Bay Cup I an amazing event included Don Q Puerto Rico’s Premier Rum, the City of Seabrook, Blackburn Marine, West Marine, Davis Marine Electronics, Edna Rice, Executive Recruiters Inc., Little Yacht Sales, Texas Coast Yachts, and True North Marine.

After the race, club members and sailors got to enjoy dinner and an awards ceremony. TCMA award-winning recording artist Kelly McGuire provided the evening’s live entertainment.

Race results are as follows:

Cruising Non-Spin Classic Canvas C:
1st Place: Bobby Fulmer

Cruising Non-Spin Classic Canvas B:
2nd Place: John Morse
1st Place: Maarten van Hasselt

Cruising Non-Spin Classic Canvas A:
3rd Place:  Robert Crosby
2nd Place:  Marty Pedowicz
1st Place:  David Penrose, Karen Atkinson

PHRF Non-Spin
4th Place: Ashley Walker
3rd Place: Ben Miller
2nd Place: James Apple
1st Place: Dennis Kokkinis

J/105
2nd Place: John Barnett
1st Place: Uzi Ozeri

PHRF Spin – (Non-Sprit)
3rd Place: Kevin Orff
2nd Place: Walter Horton
1st Place: Cran Fraser

PHRF Spin – Sprit
3rd Place: J.D. Hill
2nd Place: Gregory Way
1st Place: Al Goethe

Proceeds from the Regatta benefit Bay Access, a not for profit charitable organization fostering amateur racing and sailing on Galveston Bay.

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