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Bay Cup II Enjoys Prime Racing in Galveston Bay

Uzi Ozeri, Commodore Don Mitchell
The 2016 Bay Cup II Regatta finished as a huge success. All of 26 boats launched from Trinity Bay, with six classes running multiple races through Saturday. Lakewood Yacht Club hosted the event, which featured long-distance, multi-leg racing throughout Upper Galveston Bay.

Sponsors who helped make the Bay Cup II an outstanding event included Alliant Marine & Energy Insurance, Bay Access, Blackburn Marine, the City of Seabrook, Davis Marine Electronics, Don Q Rum, Edna A. Rice Executive Recruiters, Little Yacht Sales, Texas Coast Yacht, The Yacht Sales Company, and True North Marine.

After the race, club members, skippers, and their crews got to enjoy dinner and an awards ceremony. Vocal harmony performers LC Roots provided the evening's live entertainment.

Race results are as follows:

J/105 Class
3rd place: John Barnett
2nd place: J.B. Bednar
1st place: Uzi Ozeri

PHRF Spin (Non-Sprit) Class
3rd place: John Fraser
2nd place: David Nielsen
1st place: Kevin Orff

PHRF Spin (Sprit) Class
3rd place: George Cushing
2nd place: J.D. Hill
1st place: Al Goethe

PHRF Non-Spin Class
3rd place: Jim Foster
2nd place: Ben Miller
1st place: Ash Walker

Cruising Non-Spin Classic Canvas A Class
3rd place: Marty Pedowicz
2nd place: Atkinson & Penrose
1st place: Walter Horton

Cruising Non-Spin Classic Canvas B Class
2nd place: Ronald Eddleman
1st place: John Morse

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

Anne Bechard 
Digital Marketing Specialist

I'm thrilled to be a part of Lakewood's marketing team! From an early age, I started showing signs of becoming an auspicious writing geek. Today, I'm a columnist for Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Business Insider. I get excited about exploring new ideas, communicating in a creative way, and solving problems that stump me. It's especially thrilling that I get to do all this in a place that personifies one of my greatest loves -- nature and the outdoors. I'm looking forward to growing our digital marketing techniques and meeting your communications needs with excellence!

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